Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Alice creek fire...Usfs
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
1054 PM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 2300 MDT on July 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure ridging aloft will continue to build
over Montana through Thursday for warmer high temperatures with
minimum RH values in the lower teens. There is a slight chance for
a light rain shower or thunderstorm near the burn area Wednesday
night and Thursday afternoon but wetting rains are not expected.
Terrain will be the main driver for generally light surface winds
in the burn area, but ridgetop winds will be breezy each period.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........10-15 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Variable up slope/up canyon winds around 5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest to south winds 5 to 10
mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........49-54 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Down slope/down canyon winds around 5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West to northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
CWR.................5 percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........10-15 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........West to northwest 5 to 15 mph, becoming
                    south in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...mpj
Requested by...Jerod Russell
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713317.1/TFX
.EMAIL jrussell@fs.fed.us



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