Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RED ROCK RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1115 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1045 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE BURN SITE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. DRY AND COOLER AIR WILL QUICKLY
MOVE INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY AND THIS WILL KEEP AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 60S WITH MINIMUM RH`S NEAR 40 PERCENT.
WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AT TIMES IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WITH SPEEDS
OF 10 TO 20 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST. A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT
WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA FRIDAY BUT A SLIGHT REBOUND OF
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES INTO THE LOWER 70S IS EXPECTED. MINIMUM
RH`S WILL AGAIN BE IN THE UPPER 30 PERCENT RANGE. WINDS WILL BE
LIGHTER FRIDAY WITH SPEEDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

$$
FORECASTER...RICHMOND
REQUESTED BY...TED FRAZER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140902.REDRO.01/BYZ


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