Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Jimtown RX...USFS
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
410 PM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 MDT on March 29.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

..Great Falls radar off line potentially until Friday
for maintenance...

.DISCUSSION...
A westerly flow aloft will keep the area mostly cloudy through
Thursday. Scattered light rain showers will gradually develop
Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night, but rain will become more
widespread Thursday into Thursday night, with between 0.25 and 0.50
inches of rain possible. Precipitation will decrease Friday into
Saturday, but another round of showers is possible on Sunday.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
                    the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds around 5 mph...increasing to
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon with
                    occasional gusts to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL...increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
                    evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds around 10 mph...decreasing to
                    light and variable after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL...decreasing to 1000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light and variable winds...becoming north 5 to
                    15 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL...increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Snow level
lowering to around 5000 feet.
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Coulston
Requested by...Mike Stanaway
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705368.1/TFX



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