Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PORCUPINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1021 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1003 MDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A HOT AND VERY DRY LOW LEVEL AIR MASS WILL BE ON THE FIRE
TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  VERY LIGHT WINDS ALOFT WILL TRANSLATE INTO
LIGHT DIURNAL WIND PATTERNS.  THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BECOME UNSTABLE IN
THE AFTERNOONS, BUT MAINLY SUPPORTING A FEW BUILDING CUMULUS.  THE MAIN
THUNDERSTORM THREAT SHOULD REMAIN EAST OF THIS FIRE.  AN INCREASING
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A FEW BUILDING CUMULUS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE TO 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 2 TO 7 MPH BY EARLY
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE...MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...

HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 2-4 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-6 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...BAUCK
REQUESTED BY...JAMEY GRAHAM
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140730.PORCU.01/MSO







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