Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for NORTH VALLEY
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1221 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1400 MDT on April 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will be the dominant feature today
causing warm and dry conditions. The weather today should be
fairly similar to yesterday, but a few degrees warmer with
slightly lower humidity readings. A strong cold front will be
pushing through the area by early to mid morning on Saturday.
Scattered showers is expected along the leading edge of the front,
but the biggest impact will be the winds. West winds gusting up
to 35 mph will be possible by early afternoon.

.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....62-67.
* Min Humidity........18-23 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 1-3 mph becoming west around 5 mph
  by mid afternoon.

* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 5000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........71-76 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming south around 5 mph
  after sunset.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Mixing Height.......5000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft
  agl after sunset.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 5 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

.SATURDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....49-54.
* Min Humidity........30-35 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........South around 6 mph becoming west 12-17 mph
  with gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 5500 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Smith

Requested by...ART TRAHAN
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807093.1/MSO



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