Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MT NATIONAL GUARD WEAPONS QUALIFICATION ON FORT HARRISON...MT NATIONAL GUARD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
356 PM MDT FRI JUL 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 MDT ON JULY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
NIGHT. HOWEVER...SOME MONSOONAL MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED
STATES WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WHICH
MAY BRING AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO AS THE AIRMASS BECOMES
SLIGHTLY UNSTABLE. SURFACE WINDS WILL MOSTLY BE LIGHT...BUT WINDS WILL
BECOME GUSTY AND ERRATIC NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO
BE ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGES THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH VERY DRY CONDITIONS
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.
COULSTON

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON...BUT ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BUT ERRATIC WIND
                    GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WIND......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...COULSTON
REQUESTED BY...MAJ ROBERT MCCRUM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140711.MTNAT.01/TFX






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