Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 031649
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WILLOW...BOZEMAN DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1049 AM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1015 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL AT THE FIRE SITE THIS
MORNING WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH SHOWERS
CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL TREND COOLER AT THE FIRE
SITE TODAY AND FRIDAY...WITH RISING RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES...INCREASING CLOUD COVER...AND SLIGHTLY INCREASED CWR.
WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AND SOUTHEASTERLY FROM TODAY INTO
FRIDAY...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GUSTY WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS.
WINDS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY EVENING...BUT REMAIN EAST TO SOUTHEAST
AT THE FIRE SITE. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE AT THE FIRE SITE FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................13 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................21 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................21 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...GILSTAD/LESTER
REQUESTED BY...TASHA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150903.WILLO.01/BYZ


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