Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Hidden Fire
National Weather Service Missoula MT
928 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 PDT on August 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Warm and dry conditions with generally light, terrain-driven
winds expected. Occasional afternoon wind gusts of 15-20 mph will
be possible today and tomorrow. Overnight humidity recoveries
will continue to decrease, with thermal belts strengthening each
night for the mid to upper slopes of the fire. Fire behavior is
expected to increase Friday due to warm and drier conditions with
increased west winds.

.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75.
* Min Humidity........17-22 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-5 mph becoming west-northwest
  5-10 mph, with occasional gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Increasing to 8000 ft agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........52-57 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-9 mph in the evening, becoming
  variable 2-4 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......8000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.THURSDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....72-77.
* Min Humidity........17-22 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 4-8 mph. Occasional afternoon wind
  gusts up to 18 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 7000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Henry

Requested by...Stony Nelson, Hidden Fire IC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714108.6/MSO



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