Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MULHERIN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
358 PM MDT MON JUN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1536 MDT ON JUNE 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING AROUND THE FIRE SITE
MAY PRODUCE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. STRONGER STORMS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE FIRE SITE BETWEEN
1730 AND 2100 MDT WITH WIND GUSTS POSSIBLY UP TO 50 MPH ALONG WITH
HEAVY RAINFALL. WETTING RAINS ARE LIKELY AT THE FIRE. THE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH IN COVERAGE AFTER 2100 MDT.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FIRE SITE AND SHIFT THE RIDGETOP
WINDS TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. TUESDAY WILL BE SLIGHTLY
COOLER AND DRIER BEHIND THAT FRONT. SCHULTZ

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
                    THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    THROUGH 2100 MDT...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2100 MDT.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST-NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHULTZ
REQUESTED BY...CRISTI HEANEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150629.MULHE.01/BYZ


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