Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ETHEL 24...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
653 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT WITH MODERATE RH RECOVERY.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE AVERAGE ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH AN
INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH BREEZY
WESTERLY WINDS AT TIMES. A CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN IS
EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT BRINGS COOLER TEMPERATURES
AND THE POTENTIAL FOR WETTER CONDITIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH THAT A MIX OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IS POSSIBLE BUT ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
BE MINIMAL.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20
                    MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
                    THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
CWR.................15 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...VANDENHEUVEL
REQUESTED BY...JEROD RUSSELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150504.ETHEL.01/TFX



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