Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MTNG MACHINE GUN FIRE AT LIMESTONE HILLS TRAINING AREA...MT NATIONAL GUARD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
139 PM MDT FRI JUL 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1155 MDT ON JULY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. AS WESTERLY FLOW
ALOFT INCREASES...AFTERNOON HEATING AND MIXING WILL LIKELY CREATE
GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH
VALUES SATURDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 20 PERCENT. GOOD RELATIVE
HUMIDITY RECOVERIES ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND WINDS WILL
DECREASE. AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.
KBDI................201 TO 300.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.
KBDI................201 TO 300.

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FORECASTER...VANDENHEUVEL
REQUESTED BY...MAJ ROBERT MCCRUM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140718.MTNGM.01/TFX





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