Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Eagle Butte...Lewistown Fire Dispatch
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
543 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...

Hot, breezy, and mostly dry conditions will prevail into the early
afternoon hours before monsoonal moisture brings a chance for
showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Some storms
could produce locally heavy and erratic winds. Surface winds will
veer to the northwest during the late afternoon as a surface
boundary moves through the region. A few showers could persist
into Tuesday but hot and dry conditions return by Wednesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Haze and areas of smoke through
                    the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........18-23 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........South 15 to 20 mph.
Haines index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Haze and areas of smoke. Chance of
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Min temperature.....63-68.
Max humidity........77-82 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph overnight. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Haze and areas of smoke. Slight
                    chance of showers.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Haines index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...mpj
Requested by...Cailyn Turner
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 2116803.0/TFX
.DELDT 08/02/21
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL mtlec@firenet.gov, matthew.jackson@noaa.gov


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