Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Jim Town RX...US Forest Service
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
950 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0000 MDT on March 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Showers west of the divide this morning will affect the burn area
this afternoon/evening. The best chance for precipitation will be
this evening, with rain changing to snow. It will be mostly dry
Tuesday through Wednesday morning. Winds will increase on
Wednesday afternoon, as humidities drop a bit. Forecast models
indicate a widespread steady moderate precipitation event Thursday
into Friday. Accumulating snow is likely, especially for
elevations above 4500 feet. Brusda

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers
                    after 1 PM.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Near 50
Min humidity........Near 40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........Around 80 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Downslope winds around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......1200 AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........Near 30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to
                    10 to 15 mph during the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL...increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 15 to 20 mph by late afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........Near 80 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Downslope winds around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. An isolated shower possible
                    by late in the day.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph during the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...
Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...
Cloudy with rain likely and a chance of snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs around 50. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Brusda
Requested by...Bob Culbreth
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705167.3/TFX
.EMAIL bculbreth@fs.fed.us



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