Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ELK HILL...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
226 PM MDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1348 MDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL CONTINUE THE WARMING AND DRYING TREND.
A MORE SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT MAY CAUSE SOME SOUTHERLY WIND GUSTS TO
20 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE VALLEY BOTTOM WILL BECOME QUITE COOL
WITH VERY GOOD HUMIDITY RECOVERY...BUT THE MID SLOPES WILL STAY
MILD WITH ONLY MODERATE RECOVERY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH BRIEF GUSTS
                    TO 20 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30 VALLEY...38-43 MID SLOPE.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT VALLEY...60-65 PERCENT MID SLOPE.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. BRIEF GUSTS TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...COULSTON
REQUESTED BY...JOE WOODHEAD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160503.ELKHI.01/TFX


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