Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for West Fork Fish Creek
National Weather Service Missoula MT
456 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 1626 MDT on August 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Clouds and smoke will continue throughout the night
with temperatures and humidities being similar to last night. The
winds will diminish after sunset. A cold front is still expected
to impact your fire on Saturday. The best timing for the frontal
passage appears to be between Noon MDT to 3pm MDT on Saturday. The
winds will steadily increase from the south/southeast during the
morning, then switch to a westerly direction after the passage.
Moisture will be limited with the front, but isolated to scattered
storms are expected along the front.

.Saturday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....bottom 78-83 and top 70-75.
* Min Humidity........bottom 24-29 and top 20-25 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........bottom..variable 4-8 mph increasing to
  southwest 10-15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the
  afternoon. Top..South 5-10 mph increasing to southwest 15-20 mph
  with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 10500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........South 20 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.Saturday Night...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Slight chance of showers.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.
* Min Temperature.....bottom 48-53 and top 42-47.
* Max Humidity........76-81 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West around 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph
  after sunset.
* Mixing Height.......10500 ft agl decreasing to 500 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........West 20 mph.
* LAL.................2.

.Sunday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.
* Max Temperature.....bottom 67-72 and top 58-63.
* Min Humidity........bottom 30-35 and top 40-45 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 3-6 mph becoming Southwest 5-10 mph
  with gusts to 15 mph on the ridges.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 8500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...Smith

REQUESTED BY...Michael Dardis FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150828.WESTF.02/MSO


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