Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Lower Twin
National Weather Service Missoula MT
349 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 2000 MDT on October 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...The southwesterly flow is streaming up some moisture
this afternoon and evening causing a few showers near your fire.
The cold front is anticipated to swing through your region around
9 pm this evening. The winds will be diminishing slightly before
the front passage, then pick up again after the front. Snow levels
will be steadily dropping for the next 24 hours, the precipitation
should change over to all snow by Friday afternoon. Temperatures
appear to be about 10 degrees cooler on Friday compared to today.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening,
  then rain likely after sunset.
* Min Temperature.....32-37.
* Max Humidity........90-95 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 5-12 mph. Gusts to 20 mph after
  midnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......4500 ft agl decreasing to 500 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.09 inches.

.FRIDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then snow
  showers likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....40-45.
* Min Humidity........70-75 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 12-18 mph with gusts to around 30
  mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 3500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Precip Amount.......0.12 inches.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening,
  then chance of snow showers after sunset.
* Min Temperature.....28-33.
* Max Humidity........86-91 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 10-18 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
  the evening.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......3500 ft agl decreasing to 1000 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 20 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.03 inches.


$$
Forecaster...Smith

Requested by...Wyatt Frampton
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1717581.0/MSO


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