737  
FNUS75 KMSO 242250  
FWSMSO  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SPA UNIT 7 FA NEE MEE POO TH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
450 PM MDT MON APR 24 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1500 MDT ON APRIL 25.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE EXPECTED  
THROUGHOUT TUESDAY. SHOWERS WILL BE CAPABLE OF BRIEF BURSTS OF  
RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS, BUT WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE BY LATE  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL BEGIN ABOVE THE SPOT ELEVATION  
(OVER 6000 FEET), BUT MAY DROP TO NEAR THE SPOT LOCATION (5000  
FEET) BY TUESDAY NIGHT THAT WOULD INTRODUCE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW  
TO THE AREA.  
 
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
VICINITY OF THE SPOT ALL DAY. SHOWERS WILL START TO DECREASE IN  
COVERAGE AFTER 1800.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT. HIGHER NEAR SNOWPACK.  
* WIND (20 FT)........WEST-NORTHWEST AROUND 5-8 MPH. OCCASIONAL  
GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH UNTIL SUNSET. GUSTS COULD BE LOCALLY STRONGER  
DURING SHOWER ACTIVITY  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.  
* MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH.  
* PRECIP AMOUNT.......0.01 INCHES.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AFTER SUNSET. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP RIGHT AROUND THE SPOT  
LOCATION INTO THE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING HOURS THAT COULD TURN  
PRECIPITATION TYPE INTO A RAIN/SNOW MIX. CHANCE OF WET WEATHER  
WILL GREATLY INCREASE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.  
* WIND (20 FT)........BECOMING SOUTHERLY 3-6 MPH AFTER SUNSET.  
OCCASIONAL DOWNSLOPE WIND GUST UP TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING/DUSK  
HOURS.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3500 FT AGL AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* MIXING WINDS........WEST 15 MPH.  
* PRECIP AMOUNT.......0.04 INCHES.  
 

 
FORECASTER...HENRY  
 
REQUESTED BY...BRETT FIGUEROA  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1707700.0/MSO  
 
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