Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 231620
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTHFORKSOUTH...USDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1020 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

CONSIDERABLE CLOUD COVER TODAY...THOUGH MUCH OF THIS WILL BE
THIN. THERE WILL BE SOME BREAKS IN THE CLOUD COVER THIS AFTERNOON
THAT MAY PERSIST FOR AN HOUR OR TWO. WITH THE SITE SHELTERED FROM
THE PREVAILING WEST WINDS WENT WITH SLOPE DOMINANT WINDS ON THE
SITE...HOWEVER COULD MIX DOWN AN ISOLATED GUST TO 25 MPH. TOMORROW
WILL START OFF MOSTLY CLOUDY BUT SKIES SHOULD CLEAR QUICKLY MID
DAY. WINDS TOMORROW LOOK SIMILAR TO TODAY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
AN ISOLATED STRONGER GUST TO MIX DOWN THE SLOPE. TEMPERATURES
SHOULD BE A FEW DEGREES WARMER WITH LOWER RH ON FRIDAY. ALSO AN
FYI THAT THERE IS A 60% SOLAR ECLIPSE THIS AFTERNOON THAT COULD
IMPACT FUELS HEATING. CHAMBERS

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP SLOPE/VALLEY 6 TO 12 MPH...ISOLATED GUST TO
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWN SLOPE/VALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 35 TO 50 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...DECREASING CLOUDS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP SLOPE/VALLEY 6 TO 12 MPH...ISOLATED GUST
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...MIKE ORTNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.SOUTH.01/BYZ



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