Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 261250
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LODGE GRASS BASIN...CROW FIRE & AVIATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
650 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0639 MDT ON JULY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
CLEAR SKIES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE ENTIRE WEEKEND OVER THE FIRE
SITE. TEMPERATURES WILL BE A LITTLE UNDER SEASONAL NORMS.
HOWEVER...LOW HUMIDITY CAN STILL BE EXPECTED WITH READINGS
DROPPING INTO THE UPPER TEENS BY 4 PM. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LIKELY
PREVAIL IN THE AFTERNOON WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE NEAR
RIDGETOP. OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POOR.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE EARLY...BECOMING UPSLOPE BY MIDDAY AND
                    THEN NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST/NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........37-46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTH/NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

$$
FORECASTER...TESAR
REQUESTED BY...BRYCE ROERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140726.LODGE.01/BYZ


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