Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR STAG RX  FLECTCHER SPRINGS...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
731 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE BURN AREA BETWEEN 8 AND 9 AM THIS
MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 5 TO 15 MPH THIS MORNING
THEN WILL BACK OFF TO 5 TO 10 MPH BY 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON AS A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS BUILDING OVER THE AREA. TEMPERATURES THIS
AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE MID 60S WITH MINIMUM RH`S LOWERING TO THE
UPPER 30 PERCENT RANGE UNDER A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY. THE RIDGING WILL
KEEP THE SKY MOSTLY CLEAR TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. LIGHT EAST WINDS
CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY 5 TO 10 MPH.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMER SATURDAY WITH HIGHS NEAR 70 AND MINIMUM
RH`S NEAR 25 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

TIME (MDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
TEMP............54     59     64     59
RH..............49     43     38     42
20 FT WIND......NW 8   N 6    N 5    N 3
20 FT WIND GUST.       10     10     5
RIDGETOP WIND...W 20   W 20   W 20   W 20

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

$$
FORECASTER...RICHMOND
REQUESTED BY...TUSS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.STAGR.01/BYZ



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