Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
839 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0840 MDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

...HOT WITH LOW RH TODAY/TMRW AND COLD FRONT SUNDAY EVENING...

CAN`T RULE OUT A BRIEF LIGHT SHOWER BEFORE 11AM. HOT WITH TEENS
RH VALUES THIS AFTERNOON. AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE
THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH AN OUTSIDE CHANCE OF ADDITIONAL
ISOLATED STORMS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AND MAY BE GUSTY AT TIMES AT RIDGETOP
ELEVATION WHICH COULD ENHANCE FIRE ACTIVITY OVERNIGHT. SUNDAY WILL
BE HOT WITH LOW RH VALUES AGAIN. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH
DURING THE AFTERNOON SUNDAY...WITH MAIN COLD FRONTAL PUSH LATE
SUNDAY EVENING. CHAMBERS

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. OCCASIONAL THERMAL
                    GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......12100 FT AGL IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 100
                    FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 13400
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4.

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FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...MILES CITY DISPATCH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160730.NORTH.01/BYZ



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