Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Morrell Complex
National Weather Service Missoula MT
506 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 1644 MDT on September 01.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Fair and dry conditions are expected tonight with
overnight temperatures dropping into the upper 30s for lower
valleys and into the 40s for higher terrain. A cold front will
slowly move over the fire late Wednesday afternoon into the
evening, followed by a steady increase in rain showers thereafter.
Winds will generally from the west/southwest and gusty at ridgetop
levels ahead of the front. Chances of wetting rain will continue
to increase through Thursday, with winds shifting to the northwest
and afternoon humidity remaining high.

.Tonight...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Min Temperature.....Top: 45-50. Bottom: 38-43.
* Max Humidity........Top: 55-60 percent. Bottom: 85-90 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 9-11 mph becoming northwest 8-9
  mph after sunset. Winds will be light and variable overnight for
  the lower valleys.
* Mixing Height.......6000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Wednesday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Top: 57-62. Bottom: 63-68.
* Min Humidity........Top: 40-45 percent. Bottom: 30-35 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 13-17 mph with gusts to around 25 mph
  at ridgetops. Lower Valleys: Variable 3-6 mph becoming west
  10-12 mph gust to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 6000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 20 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.Wednesday Night...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
  evening. Showers likely after sunset.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.
* Min Temperature.....Top and Bottom: 35-40.
* Max Humidity........Top and Bottom: 85-90 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 6-12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
  evening.
* Mixing Height.......6000 ft agl decreasing to 1000 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Thursday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Top: 47-52. Bottom: 53-57.
* Min Humidity........Top: 55-60 percent. Bottom: 45-50 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West around 6 mph becoming northwest in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......1000 ft agl increasing to 4500 ft agl in
  the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...Booth

REQUESTED BY...Mike Locke
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.MORRE.01/MSO


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