Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for montour hand piles
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1221 PM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0000 MDT on October 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Clouds today will develop into rain later this evening ahead of a
low pressure system approaching from the northwest. On Wednesday,
a cold front associated with the low pressure system will drop
temperatures, increase winds slightly, and transition
precipitation to snow later in the day. Expect a significant wind
shift to the north following the frontal passage.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.
* Min Temperature.....21-26.
* Max Humidity........95-100 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 3-5 mph.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.03 inches.

.WEDNESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow and rain in the
  morning, then snow and rain in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.
* Max Temperature.....40-45.
* Min Humidity........62-67 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-10 mph becoming north 10-15 mph.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 3000 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.11 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Messina/Leach

Requested by...Dan Poole
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2013857.0/MSO
.DELDT 10/20/20
.EMAIL daniel.poole@usda.gov


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