Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 272328
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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROANE CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
528 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1704 MDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

CLEAR CONDITIONS AND LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT WITH SLIGHTLY BETTER RH
RECOVERY. MONDAY WILL BE WARMER WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE AFTERNOON INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. RH
VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO CLIMB HIGHER ESPECIALLY MONDAY NIGHT.
WINDS WILL REMAIN SLOPE DOMINANT. TUESDAY WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER
WITH RH VALUES IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE IN THE AFTERNOON.
ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN A THREAT. WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO BE SLOPE DOMINANT. CHAMBERS

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWN SLOPE/VALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP SLOPE/VALLEY 8 TO 14 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-68 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWN SLOPE/VALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP SLOPE/VALLEY 6 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...CATHY HUTTON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140727.ROANE.01/BYZ



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