Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for RedHead #2
National Weather Service Missoula MT
630 PM MDT Mon May 21 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MDT on May 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Instability and moisture in the atmosphere will lead to daytime
cumulus build-ups over the terrain as seen in previous days. There
is only a slight chance of thunderstorms to develop in the area
Tuesday afternoon, but if they do occur, the best chance will be
between 1400 and sunset 2100. The current higher moisture air mass
will keep the minimum humidities generally above 25 percent, but
overnight recoveries will remain fair. Showers and thunderstorms
will be possible again Wednesday afternoon and evening as the
unstable pattern continues.


.TODAY (TUESDAY)...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy. Slight
  chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....67-72.
* Min Humidity........28-33 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 1-3 mph in the morning. Becoming
  east-southeast or upslope 5-9 mph. Gusty, erratic winds
  possible in the vicinity of thunderstorms.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 9500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........East-southeast 5-10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TONIGHT (TUESDAY NIGHT)...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....49-54.
* Max Humidity........60-65 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........East 4-8 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......9500 ft agl decreasing to 500 ft agl after
  midnight.
* Mixing Winds........East 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.WEDNESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....69-74.
* Min Humidity........27-32 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........East 5-9 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 12500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........East 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Henry

Requested by...Tony Rebo
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1810429.0/MSO


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