Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COLUMBUS PEAK...SHERIDAN COUNTY FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
241 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0230 MDT ON JULY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE OVER THE BURN AREA
THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING AS SEVERAL WEATHER DISTURBANCES
MOVE ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 5
TO 10 MPH TODAY...BECOMING EAST THIS EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL
CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 80S THIS AFTERNOON WHICH WILL CAUSE AFTERNOON
RH`S TO LOWER INTO THE MID 20 PERCENT RANGE. RH`S WILL RECOVER
OVERNIGHT INTO THE UPPER 60 PERCENT RANGE. ANY THUNDERSTORMS TODAY
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH. RAINFALL
FROM STORMS WILL BE A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................8 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................6 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTH OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

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FORECASTER...RICHMOND
REQUESTED BY...BITEMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140722.COLUM.01/BYZ



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