Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for West Fork Fish Creek - IAP
National Weather Service Missoula MT
200 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 1341 MDT on September 04.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A cold and wet low pressure system will continue to
move over the region this weekend causing widespread
precipitation. The fire has a decent chance of getting at least
0.50" of moisture by Sunday afternoon. Snow levels will be
steadily falling over the next 24 to 48 hours so the upper
portions of the fire could experience accumulating snow by Sunday
morning. Temperatures will remain well below normal for the next
couple of days with high humidity readings.

.Today...

* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Bottom 51-56 and top 45-50.
* Min Humidity........bottom 65-70 and top 70-75 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming southwest 5-10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......1000 ft agl increasing to 3500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Northeast 5 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.Tonight...

* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Snow level will lower to 6500
  feet.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.
* Min Temperature.....Bottom 38-43 and top 30-35.
* Max Humidity........95-100 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Mixing Height.......3500 ft agl decreasing to 1000 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Northwest 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Sunday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.
* Max Temperature.....bottom 57-62 and top 50-55.
* Min Humidity........bottom 37-42 and top 45-50 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Mixing Height.......1000 ft agl increasing to 6500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...Smith

REQUESTED BY...Michael Dardis FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150904.WESTF.01/MSO



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