Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SHEEP CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
846 PM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2021 MDT ON AUGUST 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A FEW SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM ARE POSSIBLE BEFORE
MIDNIGHT AT THE FIRE SITE. THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD DECREASE IN
COVERAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT
OVERNIGHT AND BE DOWN VALLEY. WEDNESDAY...MORE AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
AT THE FIRE SITE. OTHERWISE EXPECT SIMILAR CONDITIONS TO TUESDAY WITH
UP VALLEY WINDS DEVELOPING DURING THE MORNING. THURSDAY LOOKS TO
DRIER AND SUNNIER.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...DECREASING
                    IN COVERAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................25 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWN VALLEY WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    LATE IN THE EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY BECOMING CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SOME STORMS COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AND
                    STRONG GUSTY WINDS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP VALLEY WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................37 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......BECOMING DOWN VALLEY WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP VALLEY WINDS WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

$$

FORECASTER...REIMER/HOOLEY
REQUESTED BY...IC - CZABAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.SHEEP.01/BYZ


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