Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Helwick Precribed Burn Units 5-9
National Weather Service Missoula MT
414 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1500 MDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Light easterly winds are possible for Thursday morning due to a
weak east gradient in place. Then, warmer, more stable air is
anticipated for Thursday into Friday as high pressure moves over
the location. A low pressure system will enter the region
beginning Saturday afternoon into the weekend, bringing an
increasing chance for wetting rains and much cooler weather by
Sunday.

.THURSDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny. Warm, drier and more stable.
* Max Temperature.....71-76.
* Min Humidity........20-25 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........East 4-8 mph in the morning, becoming
  southeast to southwest 6-10 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 5000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........East 5 mph in the morning, becoming south 5
  mph in the afternoon.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........71-76 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........East 5-6 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......5000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........East 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.FRIDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny. Warm, dry.
* Max Temperature.....72-77.
* Min Humidity........19-24 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-6 mph. Ridge top winds: south
  7-12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 9000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southeast 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...
Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Lows 38-43. Highs
55-60. Southwest winds to 10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Cooler. Cloudy with rain. Lows 37-42. Highs 43-50. West and north
winds up to 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...
Cloudy with rain. Lows 31-36. Highs 43-50. Variable winds up to
10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Henry

Requested by...Cass hopkinson
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807512.1/MSO


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