Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLACKTAIL HILLS UNIT 1...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
959 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1005 MDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE FRONT WITH NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 SHOULD MOVE
THROUGH THE BURN AREA WITHIN THE HOUR. THERE SHOULD BE ABOUT TWO
OR THREE HOURS OF STEADY LIGHT SNOW LATE THIS MORNING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON WITH TEMPERATURES REBOUNDING BACK INTO THE 40S.
DESPITE THE LIKELIHOOD OF SNOW...UNFORTUNATELY THE CHANCE OF
RECEIVING ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OR GREATER REMAINS RATHER LOW WITH
THIS SYSTEM.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
                    A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    35 MPH IN THE MORNING. 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 IN THE MORNING. 15 TO 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MPJ
REQUESTED BY...TAMMY STEVENS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150418.BLACK.01/TFX


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