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Suppression Forecast (FWS)

Issued by Missoula, MT (MSO)

                            
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Spot Forecast for Paola Ridge Fire
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1205 AM MDT Tue Aug 14 2018

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 2300 MDT on August 13. 
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A ridge of high pressure will build across
the Northern Rockies Tuesday. This will result in higher 
temperatures and a decreasing trend in humidities through 
Wednesday. Upslope/Upvalley winds will develop each day. Winds 
will trend higher on Wednesday, with midslope and ridgeline gusts
reaching 15 mph after 1300. 


.TUESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny. Haze. 
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent. 
* LAL.................1. 
* Max Temperature.....69-74. 
* Min Humidity........23-28 percent. 
* Wind (20 ft)........Valley: northwest 4-6 mph.
  Midslopes/ridges: northwest 7-10 mph with gusts to 13 mph after 1300.   
* Mixing Height.......500 ft agl increasing to 7000 ft agl in the 
                      afternoon. 
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 5 mph. 
* Haines Index........2 very low. 
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Clear. 
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent. 
* LAL.................1. 
* Min Temperature.....47-52. 
* Max Humidity........50-55 percent. 
* Wind (20 ft)........Southeast 2-5 mph.   
* Mixing Height.......7000 ft agl decreasing to less than 100 ft 
  agl after sunset. 
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 5 mph. 
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches. 

.WEDNESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Sunny. Areas Haze and Smoke.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent. 
* LAL.................1. 
* Max Temperature.....73-78. 
* Min Humidity........20-25 percent. 
* Wind (20 ft)........Valley: northwest 6-8 mph.
  Midslopes/ridges: northwest 8-12 mph with gusts to 15 mph after 1300.   
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 7000 ft 
                      agl in the afternoon. 
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 10 mph. 
* Haines Index........3 very low. 
* Precip Amount.......0.00 inches. 

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Forecaster...Lukinbeal/RPN

Requested by...Kalispell Dispatch
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1814491.2/MSO
.DELDT 08/13/18