Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Whetstone and Meyers Fires
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1205 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 MDT on July 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Temperatures remain on track to be a little cooler
than yesterday with humidities and winds similar to yesterday.
High pressure will bring a warming trend beginning Saturday but
humidity will remain about the same each day. Wind this weekend
will be mostly terrain and diurnally driven and generally lighter
than today.



.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....69-74.
* Min Humidity........17-21 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 6-13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph at
  mountain top in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 8000 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........45-50 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 6-13 mph at mountain top, otherwise
  variable 3-6 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....72-77.
* Min Humidity........18-23 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-5 mph becoming northwest 5-8 mph
  in the afternoon with gusts to 15 mph at mountain top.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 7500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

. SATURDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........63-68 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Northwest around 5 mph in the evening
  becoming variable 2-5 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....77-82.
* Min Humidity........18-23 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-5 mph becoming northwest 5-8 mph
  in the afternoon with gusts to 15 mph at mountain top.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 13000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 5 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

$$
Forecaster...Kitsmiller

Requested by...Jim King
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713129.0/MSO



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