Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MUD CREEK...HELENA - LEWIS & CLARK NATL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1245 PM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1219 MDT ON JULY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM AND SOMEWHAT DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT IS EXPECTED THROUGH
THURSDAY. A WEAK DISTURBANCE MAY BRING A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITH
GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
OTHERWISE...WINDS WILL BE BREEZY OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...AS HUMIDITY FALLS TO BELOW 20 PERCENT
WITH GOOD OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-16 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
                    10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...COULSTON
REQUESTED BY...SHEILA WEATHERWAX
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160720.MUDCR.01/TFX



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