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Spot Forecast for Blacktail...BLM
National Weather Service Billings MT
520 PM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 MDT on September 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
There will be some widely scattered showers around the fire site
this evening, then just a slight chance of a lingering snow shower
overnight. Rh will recover well overnight under partly cloudy
skies. Look for brisk west winds Wednesday along with a decent
chance of wetting rain in the afternoon. Unsettled conditions
continue through Thursday, though winds will not be quite as
strong as Wednesdays. Very good chance of cool and wet weather for
Thursday night and Friday. BT


.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the evening...then
                    partly cloudy with just a slight chance of a snow shower overnight.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........76-81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 10 to 20 mph...decreasing late.
 Ridgetop...........West 20 to 30 mph.
CWR.................14 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Increasing clouds in the morning. Scattered rain
                    showers in the afternoon.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........39-49 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West 25 to 40 mph.
Haines index........3.
CWR.................27 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers
                    in the evening...then Isolated snow showers
                    overnight.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the evening.
 Ridgetop...........West 20 to 35 mph.
CWR.................18 percent.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated snow and rain showers in
                    the morning...then Scattered rain showers in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West 15 to 30 mph.
Haines index........2.
CWR.................20 percent.

$$
Forecaster...Tesar
Requested by...OPS
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716043.0/BYZ
.EMAIL Jlmartin@blm.gov



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