Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 272137
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PITCH...BIA CROW AGENCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
337 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1524 MDT ON MARCH 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY
BELOW 7000 FEET...

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL AROUND
7PM...THEN WINDS WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE WITH SUNSET. TEMPERATURES
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE AT THEIR PEAK NOW AND WILL SLOWLY
COOL/RISE THIS EVENING. EXPECT MODERATE RH RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT WITH WINDS DIMINISHING AND SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
WINDS WILL INCREASE MID TO LATE SATURDAY MORNING AND TURN WESTERLY
BY MID DAY. COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE BETWEEN 1 AND 3 PM SATURDAY AT
WHICH TIME GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. LITTLE IF ANY
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE. CHAMBERS

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 25 MPH UNTIL 7 PM...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH THIS EVENING AND TURNING SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING CLOUDS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................9 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WINDY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE MORNING. BECOMING WEST 20 TO 35
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...BRYCE ROGERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150327.PITCH.01/BYZ


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