Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH FORK PILES...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
647 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 MST ON JANUARY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND MOIST NORTHERLY FLOW WILL KEEP CLOUDY
AND COOL CONDITIONS IN PLACE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. PERIODS OF
LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES ARE LIKELY THROUGH MOST OF TODAY AND
TONIGHT THOUGH LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. AREAS OF FOG ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE THIS MORNING AND MAY REDEVELOP AGAIN TONIGHT. A
GRADUAL WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS ANTICIPATED FOR THE SECOND
HALF OF THIS WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE
IN THE 20S THROUGH EARLY THIS WEEK, WARMING INTO THE 30S AND
POSSIBLY AS WARM AS 40 BY SUNDAY. GENERAL WINDS WILL BE FROM THE
NORTH TO NORTHWEST THROUGH MID WEEK THEN BECOMING WESTERLY LATE
THIS WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. HOENISCH

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A
                    CHANCE OF SNOW.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. PATCHY
                    FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A
                    CHANCE OF SNOW FLURRIES.
CWR.................ZERO.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS AROUND 20. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10 TO 15. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

.OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY JANUARY 30 THROUGH SUNDAY FEBRUARY 05...
...THE 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK CALLS FOR NEAR AVERAGE TEMPERATURES AND
PRECIPITATION...

$$
FORECASTER...HOENISCH
REQUESTED BY...MATT SNYDER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700665.0/TFX
.EMAIL MASNYDER@BLM.GOV


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