Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SMITH CREEK PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
252 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 MST ON DECEMBER 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.

.DISCUSSION...
COLD TEMPERATURES AND LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE IGNITION
TIME FOR THE FIRE AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ENTRENCHED ACROSS
THE REGION. TUESDAY MORNING LOWS WILL BE WELL BELOW ZERO AT THIS
ELEVATION, WITH A SLOW RECOVERY INTO TUESDAY. SOME MOISTURE COMING
IN FROM THE WEST SHOULD KEEP SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. THERE COULD BE
AN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWER TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON SNOW SHOWER.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BELOW 1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...
                    INCREASING TO 3500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8 BELOW TO 13 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO BELOW 1000
                    FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

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REQUESTED BY...ASHLEY SITES
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1603923.0/BYZ
.EMAIL ASHLEYSITES@FS.FED.US


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