Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NEEDMORE RUSSELL...BLM/FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
654 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MDT ON OCTOBER 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

DRY AND WARM WEATHER WILL PERSIST AT THE BURN SITE TODAY AND
TUESDAY. SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE PERIOD
AS WELL...GENERALLY REMAINING BELOW 15 MPH...BUT SOME GUST OF 20
TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. GUSTY
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL RETURN TUESDAY EVENING AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE BURN SITE A LITTLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT...AND WINDS WILL TURN WEST TO NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS OF
25 TO 30 MPH.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2900 FT AGL IN THE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 3400 FT AGL LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR.

TIME (MDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
TEMP............43     45     55     67     73     71
RH..............74     69     53     34     26     27
20 FT WIND......S 9    S 9    S 9    S 8    S 8    S 8
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     15     15
RIDGETOP WIND...W 10   W 10   SW 10  SW 20  SW 20  S 20

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2700 FT AGL IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
                    300-700 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5.

TIME (MDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
TEMP............65     59     54     51     49     46
RH..............34     45     54     60     64     70
20 FT WIND......S 10   S 10   S 10   S 9    S 9    S 9
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     15     15
RIDGETOP WIND...S 15   S 15   S 15   SW 15  SW 15  SW 15

  .TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2600 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    4000-5000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR.

TIME (MDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
TEMP............45     49     58     69     75     73
RH..............73     68     51     33     26     28
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 5    S 5    S 9    S 9    S 9
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     15     15     15
RIDGETOP WIND...SW 15  SW 15  SW 15  S 20   S 20   S 20

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4600 FT AGL IN THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
                    DECREASING TO 2100 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR.

TIME (MDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
TEMP............66     59     55     53     51     48
RH..............33     41     47     51     55     60
20 FT WIND......S 10    S 10    S 10    W 11   W 11   W 11
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     20     25     25     25
RIDGETOP WIND...SW 20  SW 20  SW 20  SW 25  SW 25  SW 25

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR.

TIME (MDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
TEMP............47     47     52     57     59     58
RH..............64     63     55     43     38     40
20 FT WIND......W 10   W 10   W 10   W 12   W 12   W 12
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     20     20     20
RIDGETOP WIND...W 20   W 20   W 25   W 35   W 35   W 35

$$
FORECASTER...LESTER/GILSTAD
REQUESTED BY...JASON DONAHEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141020.NEEDM.02/BYZ



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