Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WILLOW...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
130 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1305 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...

SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 25 MPH. BASED ON SURROUNDING HIGH ELEVATION LOCATIONS
SHOULD SEE RH VALUES DROP INTO THE 25 PERCENT RANGE THIS
AFTERNOON. EXPECT SOUTHWEST WINDS TO REMAIN ELEVATED TONIGHT
HOLDING TEMPERATURES UP AND PROVIDING POOR RH RECOVERIES. RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WEDNESDAY LOOKS ON TRACK WITH STRONG WINDS AT RIDGETOP
ELEVATION AND GUSTS TO 35 MPH WORKING DOWN SLOPE. RH VALUES WILL
BE RIGHT AROUND 20 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. DRY COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH COOLER CONDITIONS AND MUCH WEAKER
WINDS ALONG WITH HIGHER RH VALUES. CHAMBERS

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...TASHA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.WILLO.01/BYZ



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