Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HELMVILLE FACE UNIT 4...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1048 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 MDT ON MARCH 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL KEEP THE AIR MASS DRY TODAY ALTHOUGH
GUSTY SURFACE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TUESDAY BETWEEN 6 TO 9
AM. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL BEGIN WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WEST WINDS WILL BECOME MUCH
STRONGER BEHIND THE FRONT WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS TO
                    20 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WIND......SOUTHWEST 20-25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH BY
                    MID MORNING.
RIDGE TOP WIND......WEST 25-30 MPH.


.FORECAST WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY......
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.


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FORECASTER...ZELZER
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL KAISER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150330.HELMV.01/TFX






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