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Issued by Billings, MT (BYZ)

                            
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FNUS75 KBYZ 140156
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Spot Forecast for South...BLM
National Weather Service Billings MT
756 PM MDT Mon Aug 13 2018

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 2100 MDT on August 13. 
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

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or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
We are expecting partly cloudy and hazy skies through the 
evening, but there is an increasing chance of showers and perhaps 
a thunderstorm after 10 PM. Otherwise, RH recovery should be good 
overnight. Northeast winds will prevail overnight turning more 
easterly toward Tuesday morning. There should be somewhat of a 
break in the showers late in the morning before isolated/scattered
showers and thunderstorms redevelop late Tuesday afternoon. East 
to southeast winds are expected through Tuesday. Dry and warmer 
conditions expected Wednesday. BT


.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of smoke. Isolated rain 
                    showers before midnight...becoming scattered late night.  
LAL.................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell. 
Min temperature.....56-61. 
Max humidity........72-77 percent. 
Wind (20 ft)........ 
 Slope/valley.......Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. 
 Ridgetop...........East 5 to 15 mph. 
Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL late in the evening...decreasing to 
                    200 ft AGL overnight. 
Transport winds.....East 5 to 15 mph. 
CWR.................22 percent. 

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny with scattered rain showers and 
                    thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. 
LAL.................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell. 
Max temperature.....78-83. 
Min humidity........35-40 percent. 
Wind (20 ft)........ 
 Slope/valley.......Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusty and erratic 
                    winds expected near thunderstorms. 
 Ridgetop...........East 5 to 15 mph. 
Mixing height.......200 ft AGL in the morning...increasing to 5300 
                    ft AGL in the afternoon. 
Transport winds.....East 5 to 15 mph. 
Haines index........3. 
CWR.................31 percent. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and 
                    thunderstorms in the evening...then isolated 
                    rain showers and thunderstorms overnight. Areas 
                    of smoke. 
LAL.................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell. 
Min temperature.....54-59. 
Max humidity........82-87 percent. 
Wind (20 ft)........ 
 Slope/valley.......Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusty and erratic 
                    winds expected near thunderstorms in the 
                    evening. Gusty and erratic winds expected near 
                    thunderstorms overnight. 
 Ridgetop...........South 5 to 10 mph. 
Mixing height.......5300 ft AGL in the evening...decreasing to 100 
                    ft AGL overnight. 
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 15 mph. 
CWR.................24 percent. 

$$
Forecaster...Tesar
Requested by...Elizabeth Patten
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1814526.0/BYZ
.DELDT 08/13/18
.EMAIL bemipatten@yahoo.com