Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Odell Divide...USFS
National Weather Service Billings MT
653 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 MDT on March 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office if you have questions or concerns with
this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
Expect warm conditions and light winds today, with the potential
for a few showers to develop around the burn site beginning around
noon. Erratic wind gusts to 20 mph are possible near any showers
this afternoon. The potential for shower activity will increase
tonight as a cold front moves into the area. Rain showers, cooler
temperatures and higher humidity can be expected on Tuesday...
along with gusty north winds.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South 5-10 mph in the morning...becoming light
                    and variable in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........South 5-15 mph in the morning...becoming light
                    and variable in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 10 mph.
Haines index........3 (low).
CWR.................5 percent.

TIME (MDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Temp............39  41  44  47  51  54  56  57  59  58  57
RH..............80  75  69  62  55  48  41  35  31  32  35
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   SE  E   NE  N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..8   7   6   5   5   5   5   4   5   5   6
20 FT wind gust.11  11  10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
                    evening...then scattered rain showers
                    overnight.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........80-90 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......North 5-10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........North to northeast 5-15 mph.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 mph.
CWR.................20 percent.

TIME (MDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Temp............56  53  49  46  45  44  43  42  41  41  40  39
RH..............40  47  54  62  69  75  80  82  84  85  85  87
20 FT wind dir..N   NE  NE  N   N   N   N   NE  NE  N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..6   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   7   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10                  10          10  11  12

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with Numerous rain showers.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......North 10-20 mph.
 Ridgetop...........North 15-25 mph.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 mph.
Haines index........2 (low).
CWR.................60 percent.

TIME (MDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Temp............38  39  39  40  41  42  42  43  44  45  44  44
RH..............91  89  86  85  88  91  91  85  76  69  67  69
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..10  10  10  11  12  13  14  15  14  14  14  13
20 FT wind gust.12  15  18  20  20  22  22  22  22  20  20  20

$$
Forecaster...Lester
Requested by...Scott Studiner
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705266.0/BYZ
.EMAIL bradlyrbergman@fs.fed.us


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