Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Hidden Fire
National Weather Service Missoula MT
917 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 PDT on August 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A weak disturbance will pass this afternoon, leading
to an increase in cloud and bringing a west-northwest wind to the
fire, though not as strong as winds yesterday. High pressure will
build tonight into early next week, leading to warming and drying
conditions, with poor recoveries on midslopes and ridges at night
due to strengthening thermal belts.

.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....67-72.
* Min Humidity........27-32 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming west-northwest
  5-10 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 7000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....44-49.
* Max Humidity........50-55 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Northwest 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
  variable 2-4 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......7000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.MONDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....76-81.
* Min Humidity........21-26 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 8000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...JennK

Requested by...Stony Nelson, Hidden Fire IC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714108.10/MSO



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