Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SCHULER PARK...USFS, BIGHORN NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
407 AM MDT WED APR 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 MDT ON APRIL 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE
BURN SITE TODAY. WINDS WILL BE SLOPE DOMINANT WITH RH VALUES
AROUND 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
BURN AREA TONIGHT...WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS...THOUGH
WETTING RAIN CHANCES WILL REMAIN LOW. EXPECT A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING BUT
THEY SHOULD REMAIN WEST OF THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. THURSDAY WILL
START OUT CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH DECREASING PRECIPITATION CHANCES IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHAMBERS

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UP SLOPE/VALLEY 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................15 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...ERIC COMSTOCK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150429.SCHUL.01/BYZ



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