Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Spot Forecast for Lazy R...BLM
National Weather Service Billings MT
942 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 MDT on October 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

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

.DISCUSSION...

Strong Northeast winds this morning, but will turn Northwest by
early afternoon as winds mix out. Winds will increase after
wind shift, with gusts of 30 to 35 mph. Winds will taper off
through the late afternoon and evening, becoming light and
Westerly overnight. Winds will remain Westerly and light
Tuesday, but gusts around 20 mph are possible in the afternoon.
Dry conditions will persist through Wednesday, with minimum RH
around 20 percent each afternoon. Warmer temperatures are on tap
for Tuesday and Wednesday. Strong and gusty winds will return to
the fire site Tuesday night through Thursday morning.


.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........18-23 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph, turning Northwest
                    by early afternoon, with gusts of 30 to 35 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
Haines index........2.
CWR.................0 percent.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........67-72 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 15 mph, with higher gusts.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
Haines index........2.
CWR.................0 percent.

$$
Forecaster...Gilstad
Requested by...Angie Pollock
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1717721.0/BYZ
.EMAIL blm_mt_bdc@gmail.com



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