Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Storm Creek Fire
National Weather Service Missoula MT
347 AM MDT Mon Aug 2 2021

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 0600 MDT on August 02.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Scattered showers and isolated wet thunderstorms
are expected in the vicinity of the fire through 1500 PDT.
Westerly winds gusts will increase to around 15 mph on midslopes
and ridges after 1200 PDT. A warming and drying trend is expected
Tuesday. Wildfire smoke in Washington will push into central Idaho
later today into tonight. Valley inversion breakups may be delayed
several hours Tuesday as smoke moves in. Winds will remain light
and terrain driven Tuesday.

.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Max Temperature.....72-77.
* Min Humidity........55-60 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 5-8 mph with gusts to 15 mph after 1200
  PDT.
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 5500 ft agl in the
  afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Precip Amount.......0.02-0.06 inches.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Min Temperature.....53-58.
* Max Humidity........71-76 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 4-7 mph becoming downslope/downvalley
  2-5 mph after 2200 PDT.
* Mixing Height.......5500 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TUESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Max Temperature.....79-84.
* Min Humidity........26-31 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 10500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 5 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Lukinbeal

Requested by...Daren Turner
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 2116794.0/MSO
.DELDT 08/02/21
.EMAIL Daren.turner@usda.gov


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