Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HAYMAKER RX...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
515 PM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
NOT MUCH CHANGE FROM MORNING FORECAST. THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY MOVE EAST...PUTTING THE FIRE AREA UNDER A MORE SOUTHERLY FLOW
ALOFT ON THURSDAY WITH INCREASING MID LEVEL CLOUDS. SOUTHERLY WINDS
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING CANADIAN COLD FRONT MAY GUST AT TIMES
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT WILL BRING SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS FOR THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH BRIEF GUSTS UP
                    TO 15 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. BRIEF
                    GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...COULSTON
REQUESTED BY...MARK CONWAY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.HAYMA.02/TFX



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