Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Little Joe
National Weather Service Missoula MT
547 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 1726 MDT on September 01.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A cold front will slowly move over the fire after midday Wednesday,
followed by a steady increase in rain showers thereafter. Breezy
southwest to west winds are expected to continue at ridgetop
levels into Wednesday afternoon but winds are not anticipated to
be noticeably stronger with the frontal passage. Chances of
wetting rain will continue to increase through Thursday, with
winds becoming light and afternoon humidity remaining high.

.Tonight...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........65-70 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 7-9 mph at ridgetops. Gusts up to 20
  mph in the evening. Sheltered valleys will see lighter more
  variable winds overnight.
* Mixing Height.......5000 ft agl decreasing to 500 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Wednesday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in
  the morning. Showers likely in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.
* Max Temperature.....52-57.
* Min Humidity........52-57 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 8-11 mph. Gust to 20 mph for
  ridgetops.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 4000 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.Wednesday Night...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Good chance of showers.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.
* Min Temperature.....39-44.
* Max Humidity........85-90 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-8 mph.
* Mixing Height.......4000 ft agl decreasing to 500 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.

.Thursday...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.
* Max Temperature.....53-58.
* Min Humidity........40-45 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest around 5 mph.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 5000 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...Booth

REQUESTED BY...Valentijn Hoff
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.LITTL.01/MSO



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