Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 281515
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BEAVER CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
915 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MDT ON AUGUST 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

DRY AND SEASONABLY WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY. A WEAK SYSTEM
MAY AFFECT THE SITE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY AND IF IT DOES LIGHT SHOWERS
AND WEAK THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE ONE TENTH TO TWO TENTHS OF RAIN.
A STRONGER SYSTEM COULD AFFECT THE SITE ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT WITH A HIGHER CHANCE FOR ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH OF
MOISTURE FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE SEASONABLY WARM TODAY...THEN COOL DOWN BY THIS
WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE SITE. SCHULTZ

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A FEW AFTERNOON CUMULUS BUILDUPS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5 TO 10 MPH BY LATE
                    MORNING.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................17 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH . GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHULTZ
REQUESTED BY...MIKE ORTNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140828.BEAVE.01/BYZ


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