Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Hidden Fire
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1126 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 PDT on August 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A weak ridge of high pressure will be over the
Northern Rockies today causing warm and dry conditions with some
westerly winds during the afternoon and evening. This ridge will
also allow for the redevelopment of thermal belts over night.
Tomorrow appears to be a fairly critical fire weather day as a dry
cold front will make its way through your fire during the
afternoon period. Wind gusts to 25 mph should be anticipated.

.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....71-76.
* Min Humidity........16-21 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-10 mph. Gusts to 15 mph in the
  afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 7000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....48-53.
* Max Humidity........49-54 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......7000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.FRIDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80.
* Min Humidity........13-18 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-10 mph increasing to 10-15 mph with
  gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 7000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Smith

Requested by...Stony Nelson, Hidden Fire IC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714108.7/MSO



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