Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Mt  Silcox
National Weather Service Missoula MT
439 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 1614 MDT on August 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Daytime temperatures will remain slightly cooler this afternoon
and tomorrow over the fire than seen in previous days. Areas of
smoke is expected to continue which could impact amount of
incoming solar radiation. Breezy ridgetop winds are expected over
the ridgetops today and Friday afternoons, though any east aspects
will be slightly sheltered. Expect thermal belt conditions to
develop tonight and Friday night.

.Rest of today...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly to mostly cloudy continuing the rest
  of the day with smoky skies.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....75-80.
* Min Humidity........25-30 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West around 5-10 mph with gusts 15-20 mph in
  the late afternoon on ridge top possible.
* Mixing Height.......8000 ft agl.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.Tonight...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of smoke.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Min Temperature.....57-62.
* Max Humidity........50-55 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 10-15 mph with gusts of 20 mph
  decreasing to west 5-9 mph by late evening.
* Mixing Height.......Decreasing to less than 100 ft agl after
  sunset.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Friday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of smoke continuing.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....74-79.
* Min Humidity........22-28 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 6-9 mph increasing to southwest
  10-13 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......Increasing to 10000 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...Henry

REQUESTED BY...Shaira Caldwell
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150827.MTSIL.02/MSO


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