Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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FNUS75 KMSO 181422
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SODA SPRINGS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
822 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SOME MOISTURE IN THE AREA WILL CAUSE AFTERNOON
CLOUDS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS WILL PREDOMINANTLY BE FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH
AFTERNOON GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH...BUT THE BURN LOCATION SEEMS SOMEWHAT
SHELTERED FROM THIS WIND DIRECTION SO CHANGED THEM TO WEST WINDS
AND DECREASED THE SPEED SOME. BEWARE OF HIGHER WINDS IF BURNING
NEAR THE RIDGE TOPS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5-6 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS
                    12-15 MPH AFTER 1400.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6-11 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING VARIABLE 3-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1-3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7600 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...LEACH
REQUESTED BY...BRET LEWIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150418.SODAS.01/MSO



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