Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Rx-341 Training Spot...USFS
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
1020 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MST on February 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service. West-northwest flow aloft combined with a weak
disturbance approaching Montana could trigger a slight chance for
light snow or flurries with cloudy skies and generally light winds
prevailing through the day. Light to moderate winds aloft coupled
with a modest mixing height will send smoke from the burn to move
westward initially, then southeastward overnight.

.DISCUSSION...Burn areas will be underneath a weak high pressure
ridge aloft with a surface low pressure system centered over
central Montana.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....21-26.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                    5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL...increasing to 4500 ft AGL late in
                    the morning.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...MPJ
Requested by...Ted Frazer
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702821.0/TFX
.EMAIL tfrazer@fs.fed.us



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