Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR HAY CREEK SOUTH SLOPE...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
800 AM MST WED FEB 10 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MST ON FEBRUARY 10.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT CONDITIONS TO BE SIMILAR TO YESTERDAY AT THE BURN SITE. 20
FOOT WINDS WILL BE 5 TO 15 MPH THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RIDGE
TOP WINDS WILL BE STRONGER...30 TO 40 MPH...WHICH COULD PRODUCE
SOME OCCASIONAL 20 FOOT GUSTS TO 20 MPH. RH VALUES SHOULD DROP
INTO THE LOWER 30S BY EARLY AFTERNOON. OVERNIGHT...WINDS WILL
BRIEFLY BECOME LIGHT AND SOUTHWESTERLY...HOWEVER THEY WILL SHIFT
BACK TO NORTHWESTERLY BY MORNING. REIMER

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...GUST TO 20 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

TIME (MST)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM
TEMP............54  56  56  58
RH..............39  32  29  29
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..8   8   8   9
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15
RIDGE WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  NW
RIDGE WIND SPD..45  45  45  45

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST BRIEFLY OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.


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FORECASTER...LESTER/REIMER
REQUESTED BY...CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST - ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160210.HAYCR.01/BYZ


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