Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SUCKER CREEK...USFS HELENA NF LINCOLN RD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
310 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1440 MDT ON AUGUST 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

.DISCUSSION...
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. A DRY
PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY EVENING
BRINGING GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.
COOLER TEMPERATURES CREATE HIGHER RH VALUES FOR SUNDAY. A RED FLAG
WARNING IS IN EFFECT DUE TO EXPECTED GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH...DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT
                    WITH DOWNVALLEY DRAINAGE WINDS.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE  OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...INCREASING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING UP TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................2
HAINES INDEX........4...LOW.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
                    MPH...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1


.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................2
HAINES INDEX........3

$$
FORECASTER...NUTTER
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL KAISER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150828.SUCKE.01/TFX


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