Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HELMVILLE FACE UNIT 1...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
905 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SOUTHWEST FLOW OF MILD AIR ALOFT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE REGION
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK. A PERIOD OF MAINLY CLEAR SKIES
THIS MORNING WILL BE FOLLOWED BY INCREASING CLOUD-COVER THIS
AFTERNOON. THE AIRMASS WILL BE SOMEWHAT UNSTABLE THIS AFTERNOON
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS ON RIDGETOPS. LITTLE
CHANGE IN THE OVERALL WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY.
HOENISCH

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UP-SLOPE/UP-DRAINAGE 3 TO 6 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................15 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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FORECASTER...HOENISCH
REQUESTED BY...JAREL KURTZ
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140917.HELMV.01/TFX





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