Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LIMEKILN PILES...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
910 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MST ON JANUARY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL THROUGH FRIDAY, RESULTING
IN MAINLY CLEAR SKIES AND DRY WEATHER. LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN
VALLEYS, WHILE 20 FT WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY-GUSTY. A GRADUAL WARMING
TREND IS EXPECTED THE REST OF THIS WEEK INTO NEXT WEEK.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18F.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH, GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH
IN THE MORNING, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH, GUSTING UP TO 25 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING, BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8F.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH, GUSTING UP TO 25 MPH IN
THE EVENING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....20-25F.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-NORTHWEST 18-23 MPH, GUSTING UP TO 28 MPH IN
THE MORNING. IN THE AFTERNOON, WEST-NORTHWEST 15-20 MPH, GUSTING UP TO
25 MPH.
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING, BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING, THEN
RAIN POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

.OUTLOOK FOR DAYS 8 THROUGH 10, THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS MAY BE IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S AND HIGHS MAY REACH
THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S. PERIODS OF SNOW, MIXING WITH RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON, ARE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY THURSDAY AND SATURDAY PER LATEST
INDICATIONS.


$$
FORECASTER...JASZKA
REQUESTED BY...MATT SNYDER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700342.0/TFX
.EMAIL MASNYDER@BLM.GOV



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