Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RUSSEL CRK BRIDGE PROJECT...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
536 AM MDT TUE SEP 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0730 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL BE
LIGHT AND FOLLOW MOSTLY TERRAIN INFLUENCES. RIDGETOP WINDS WILL
INCREASE A BIT ON WEDNESDAY. THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
TRY AND FORCE A SOUTHEAST WIND ON WEDNESDAY, BUT THE INFLUENCE OF
THE LAKE WILL CAUSE WINDS TO BECOME A BIT ERRATIC IN THE
AFTERNOON. THE NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL COME ON THURSDAY AS A
DISTURBANCE MOVES UP FROM UTAH. TWH

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 TO 14 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST TO NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 12 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE EVENING.
                    TURNING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH OVERNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST 6 TO 14 MPH. ERRATIC WINDS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON DUE TO LAKE INFLUENCES.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

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FORECASTER...HUMPHREY
REQUESTED BY...WHITNEY CASEBOLT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160927.RUSSE.01/BYZ


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