Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Spot Forecast for Stuart Draw...BLM
National Weather Service Billings MT
129 PM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 2200 MDT on June 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

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

.DISCUSSION...
A few weak showers were working their way just to the north of the
site. These showers will move through over the next couple of
hours. Precipitation will be light and wind could be gusty with
these showers with some gusts to 35 mph possible. Winds will pick
up this afternoon and turn more to the west. These winds will stay
strong into the evening. The slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms will continue this evening, but it appears that the
best chance will be to the east of the site. Friday should be
windy again in the afternoon with a slightly cooler day, under a
mostly sunny sky. TWH

.THIS AFTERNOON...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers or thunderstorms.
LAL.................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West to northwest winds increasing 10 to 18 mph.
                    Gusts up to 28 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 15 to 30 mph.
Haines index........3.
CWR.................9 percent.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy with Isolated rain showers and
                    thunderstorms.
LAL.................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........76-81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 10 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 28 mph
                    in the evening. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 15 to 30 mph.
CWR.................9 percent.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 8 to 16 mph. Gusts to 26 mph in
                    the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
Haines index........3.
CWR.................0 percent.

$$
Forecaster...Humphrey
Requested by...IC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1711405.1/BYZ
.EMAIL blm_mt_mcc@blm.gov



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