Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SHEEP CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1035 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2052 MDT ON AUGUST 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
TONIGHT WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR WITH LIGHT WINDS. MONDAY WILL BE
MOSTLY DRY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPING OVER THE MOUNTAINS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE
EAST AND UPSLOPE. A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE FIRE SITE
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASED CLOUD
COVER AND A GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE BEST
CHANCE OF RAIN WILL BE LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY.
TUESDAY WILL BE COOLER WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY. WINDS WILL TURN TO
THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY. TWH

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........LIGHT NORTHWEST.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................7 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT DOWNSLOPE WINDS IN THE EARLY MORNING.
                    WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 15 MPH BY LATE MORNING
                    TO EARLY AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                    WINDS BECOMING DOWNSLOPE OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................49 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING. BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...HUMPHREY
REQUESTED BY...IC - CZABAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150802.SHEEP.01/BYZ



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