Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Spot Forecast for Coffee Pot...BLM
National Weather Service Billings MT
639 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1600 MDT on July 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
The combination of a low-level jet and disturbances moving through a
ridge of high pressure will bring thunderstorms to the fire today and
tonight. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will develop over the fire
by late this morning. Thunderstorms are expected to last until after
midnight tonight. The storms will be wet. A weak cold front will cross
the fire Friday morning. An isolated thunderstorm is possible Friday afternoon.
Temperatures will be in the 80s today with RH`s in the upper 20s to mid 30s.
Highs will reach the upper 80s to lower 90s on Friday with RH`s in the 20s.
Winds will be south 5 to 15 mph through tonight. On Friday, winds will
be southwest 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest by late morning.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with Isolated to Scattered showers
                    and thunderstorms this morning, and Scattered
                    thunderstorms this afternoon.
LAL.................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........South 15 to 25 mph.
Haines index........3.
CWR.................31 percent.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers and
                    thunderstorms.
LAL.................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
Min temperature.....64-69.
Max humidity........76-81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........South 15 to 25 mph.
CWR.................31 percent.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
LAL.................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest
                    by late morning. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
Haines index........4.
CWR.................8 percent.

$$
Forecaster...Arthur
Requested by...Daniel England
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713433.1/BYZ
.EMAIL milescitydispatch@gmail.com



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