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SPOT FORECAST FOR ETHEL 22...LINCOLN R.D./USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
527 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL PERSIST OVER THE FIRE
AREA TOMORROW...BRINGING WARM TEMPERATURES AND MINIMUM HUMIDITIES
REACHING THE LOW 20S. HEATING OF NEARBY SLOPES MAY PRODUCE ENOUGH
INSTABILITY FOR A STRAY SHOWER OR WEAK THUNDERSTORM WITH LITTLE
PRECIPITATION. WINDS WILL BE PRIMARILY TERRAIN-DRIVEN EARLY IN THE
DAY BECOMING MOSTLY SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY EARLY WITH INCREASING CLOUDS AND A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED SHOWER OR
                    BRIEF THUNDERSTORM IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...WARANAUSKAS
REQUESTED BY...RICH RENEAU
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140916.ETHEL.01/TFX







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