Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for LIBERTY
National Weather Service Missoula MT
214 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1900 MDT on July 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Warm and dry conditions with poor RH recoveries are expected
tonight. On Monday, a weak, dry cold front will increase westerly
winds over the spot and result in slightly cooler temperatures,
but minimum RH values could drop into the teens. Winds are
forecast to gust from 20 to 30 mph at times Monday due to this
system beginning late morning through the afternoon, particularly
over ridge tops. By Tuesday, cooler air tracking east of the
Continental Divide will support easterly winds to develop over the
fire, albeit fairly light.

.THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....52-57.
* Max Humidity........50-55 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Northwesterly 5-10 mph. Occasional gusts up
  to 20 mph in the late afternoon/evening for exposed areas and
  ridge tops.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......8500 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.MONDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....74-79.
* Min Humidity........14-22 percent. Drier.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 3-6 mph becoming west-northwest
  8-14 mph with higher gusts to 30 mph in the late
  morning/afternoon for exposed areas and ridge tops.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 8500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....53-58.
* Max Humidity........45-50 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Westerly around 8-13 mph and gusty becoming
  variable around 5 mph after sunset.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......8500 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph becoming variable 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TUESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-83.
* Min Humidity........12-17 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........East around 4-6 mph in the morning becoming
  variable and more terrain-driven 3-5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 10000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Variable 5 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Henry

Requested by...ROD GOSS
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1712909.1/MSO


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