Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RUSSEL CRK BRIDGE PROJECT...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
521 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0535 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE SITE WILL BE ON THE WESTERN EDGE OF PRECIPITATION SHIELD
TODAY FROM A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MOVING NORTHEAST FROM CENTRAL
WYOMING. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
MORNING FOG IS POSSIBLE DUE TO MOIST CONDITIONS THE LAST FEW DAYS.
WINDS WILL BE A LITTLE GUSTY TODAY...BUT SHOULD SUBSIDE THIS
EVENING. SUNDAY WILL BE DRIER AND WARMER WITH LESS WIND...AFTER
THE POTENTIAL FOR MORNING FOG. TWH

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH AREAS OF MORNING FOG.
                    NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................27 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG FORMING LATE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE 4 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........AREAS OF MORNING FOG. OTHERWISE...MOSTLY
                    SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

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FORECASTER...HUMPHREY
REQUESTED BY...WHITNEY CASEBOLT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160923.RUSSE.01/BYZ



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