Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WILLOW...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1232 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1212 MDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY MID AFTERNOON.
WIND GUSTS WILL APPROACH 35 MPH...ESPECIALLY AT RIDGETOP LEVEL. A
FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND MOVE
NORTHEAST. HUMIDITIES WILL FALL INTO THE 20S. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE SITE BETWEEN 6 AND 8 PM. THIS FRONT WILL TURN
WINDS TO WEST AND NORTHWEST WITH SOME STRONG GUSTS. WINDS WILL
DECREASE OVERNIGHT. MONDAY WILL BE COOLER AND LESS WINDY.TWH

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.
CWR.................24 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 12 MPH EARLY THIS
                    AFTERNOON. WINDS BECOMING 16 TO 24 WITH GUSTS TO
                    32 MPH BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 24 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 32 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 6 TO 14
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 14 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

$$
FORECASTER...HUMPHREY
REQUESTED BY...TASHA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150830.WILLO.01/BYZ


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