Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SUCKER CREEK...USFS HELENA NF LINCOLN RD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
611 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1737 MDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SHARP COLD FRONT PASSED OVER THE FIRE EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN WEST-NORTHWEST RIDGETOP
WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH SUNDAY NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL MOVE
NEAR OR OVER THE FIRE SUNDAY NIGHT...BUT RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO EXCEED 0.1 INCH. WINDS TAPER LATER MONDAY AFTERNOON AS
DRIER AIR MOVES IN. COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY
WITH LIGHT WINDS. SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE AGAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
AS THE NEXT PACIFIC FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH...DECREASING TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND AROUND 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING
TO AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...NUTTER
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL KAISER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150830.SUCKE.01/TFX


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