Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Spot Forecast for Durnham Meadows Rx...USFS
National Weather Service Billings MT
611 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MDT on May 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Expect showers to increase this morning and continue through the
evening at the burn site. Some isolated thunderstorms are possible
this afternoon, which could produce some heavy rain and gusty
winds. Winds the rest of the day will be fairly light and variable.
Humidity will remain high today with the rainfall. Overnight
expect rain to tapper off. Winds should remain light overnight.
Expect expect some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in
the afternoon for Thursday. Humidity values will drop into the
40s in the afternoon, and winds will remain 5 to 10 mph out of the
southwest.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with showers. A few afternoon
                    thunderstorms. Erratic wind gusts possible
                    near storms.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........65-75 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Variable 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........North 5-10 mph in the morning, becoming west
                    10-15 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Haines index........2.
CWR.................96 percent.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers with
                    isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then
                    isolated rain showers overnight. Erratic
                    wind gusts possible near storms.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming variable
                    overnight.
 Ridgetop...........West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 mph.
CWR.................8 percent.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
                    isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
                    Erratic wind gusts possible near storms.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 7500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
Haines index........3.
CWR.................24 percent.

$$

Forecaster...Reimer
Requested by...James Ray
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1810490.0/BYZ
.DELDT 05/23/18
.EMAIL jamesray@fs.fed.us


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