Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35
000
FNUS75 KMSO 290117 AAA
FWSMSO

SPOT FORECAST FOR BIGSTEEP 4...UPDATED
National Weather Service Missoula MT
717 PM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0930 MDT on September 29.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Temperatures and winds for Thursday will be similar
to Wednesday, with above normal temperatures and terrain driven
wind. There will be more clouds, with a very slight chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. What showers do develop could linger in
the region overnight. Friday will have a better chance to see
rain, though still not expecting a wetting rain. Winds will be a
little more breezy out of the west-southwest. Gusts could reach 15
mph in and around showers.

Extended...A wetting rain is likely for saturday, with the
potential of seeing 2 tenths of an inch or more.

.THURSDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms in the evening.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....71-76.
* Min Humidity........35-40 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 1-3 mph becoming upslope/upcanyon
  3-6 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 4500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........East 7 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  after midnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.
* Min Temperature.....47-52.
* Max Humidity........72-77 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West-southwest 3-5 mph.

.FRIDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms throughout the day.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.
* Max Temperature.....65-70.
* Min Humidity........41-46 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming southwest around
  7-10 mph in the afternoon.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain LIKELY and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-50. Highs 51-56. Southwest winds up to
10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 36-41. Highs 50-55. Variable winds up to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-40. Highs
47-52. Winds generally less than 5 mph.

$$
FORECASTER...Robinson

REQUESTED BY...Warren Appelhans
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160929.BIGST.01/MSO



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.