Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOLTER COMPLEX...MT DNRC CAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
435 AM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2143 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AGAIN TODAY AT OVER THE
FIRE. THESE CONDITIONS COULD CREATE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE IN THE
AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY. WINDS SHOULD BECOME GUSTY AROUND 11 AM AGAIN
THIS MORNING AS THE INVERSION BREAKS. FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL BE A LITTLE
TOUGHER TO PIN DOWN...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SHIFT DIRECTIONS AND
STAY OUT OF THE NORTH AT AROUND 9 PM TONIGHT AND WILL LIKELY REMAIN
OUT OF THE NORTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL
BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. RAINFALL TOTALS THROUGH THIS
WEEKEND LOOK TO BE AROUND 3/4 OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL THROUGH SUNDAY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST WITH
                    GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
LAL.................1

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. AFTER 9 PM.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................2
$$
FORECASTER...SUK
REQUESTED BY...ROGER JACKSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.HOLTE.02/TFX


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