Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOLTER COMPLEX...MT DNRC CAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
235 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1332 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE
ZONE 114...

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES THIS AFTERNOON AT THE BURN
AREA HAS RESULTED IN A RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING.
WINDS SHOULD DECREASE AFTER SUNSET WITH ONLY MODERATE RECOVERY FOR
RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVERNIGHT. IT WILL BE DRY AGAIN WEDNESDAY
MORNING WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM BY LATE AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN AFTER 11 AM AND BECOME GUSTY DURING
THE AFTERNOON. CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH. WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 4 TO 7 MPH AFTER SUNSET.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF A LATE AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 MPH
                    AFTER 11 AM WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...EMANUEL
REQUESTED BY...ROGER JACKSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.HOLTE.01/TFX


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