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
342 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MDT on April 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Dry high pressure will be present over the burn site through
Friday. There will be increased cloudiness on Wednesday, but
all other daytimes will be mostly full sun. Daytime humidity will
be steadily decreasing through the week, down to the mid teens on
Friday. Winds will be mostly weak and variable through Wednesday,
however may become more terrain driven Thursday and Friday.

.TUESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....62-67.
* Min Humidity........19-24 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 4500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southeast 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....34-38.
* Max Humidity........65-70 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming south around 5 mph
  after sunset.
* Mixing Height.......4500 ft agl decreasing to 300 ft agl after
  sunset.

.WEDNESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-70.
* Min Humidity........17-22 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming west 4-7 mph in
  the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......300 ft agl increasing to 6500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly sunny. Lows 39-44. Highs 70-75. Min Humidity 14-19
percent. Diurnal terrain winds to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...
Mostly sunny. Lows 40-45. Highs 74-79. Min Humidity 13-18
percent. Diurnal terrain winds to 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Zumpfe

Requested by...Alexis Hageness
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807512.0/MSO


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