Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SHEEP...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
530 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1712 MDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

POOR RH RECOVERIES EXPECTED OVERNIGHT ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS
WHERE SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL STAY GUSTY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
LOWER SLOPES SHOULD SEE LIGHT WINDS OVERNIGHT. WIND SHIFT ARRIVES
MID DAY SUNDAY WITH TURN TO A NORTH-NORTHWEST DIRECTION. STRONGEST
WINDS WILL BE RIGHT AROUND NOON TIME, WITH SPEEDS DECREASING
IN THE LATER AFTERNOON. RH VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE TEENS DURING
THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME, BUT THERE WILL
BE PERIODS OF CONSIDERABLE CLOUD COVER PASSING OVER THE FIRE
AREA TONIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW. CHAMBERS

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING DOWN
                    SLOPE/VALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH AFTER SUNSET. ISOLATED GUST TO
                    20 MPH THROUGH 7 PM.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 8 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...MILES CITY DISPATCH
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160827.SHEEP.01/BYZ



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