Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Jim Town RX...USFS
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
154 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1200 MDT on March 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A ridge of high pressure will drift across the region Sunday for
dry and mostly sunny conditions with relatively light winds and
afternoon temperatures in the 50s. Clouds increase Sunday night
ahead of a weak weather disturbance that passes through the
region on Monday. A few light showers are possible with the
passage of this system on Monday with winds shifting from
Southwest to Northwest. Drier conditions then move back into the
region Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday before a somewhat
wetter weather system moves into the region by late next week.
Hoenisch

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds around 5 mph increasing to 6 to 12 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL...increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Increasing clouds.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL...decreasing to 1000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers, mainly
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds around 5 mph...becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL...increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs near 60.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy with showers likely late in the day. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
around 60. Southwest winds 5-10 mph becoming west late in the day.

$$
Forecaster...Hoenisch
Requested by...Bob Culbreth
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705167.1/TFX
.EMAIL bculbreth@fs.fed.us


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