396  
FNUS75 KTFX 132059  
FWSTFX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WILLOW CREEK...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT  
259 PM MDT SUN AUG 13 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1500 MDT ON AUGUST 13.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
OVERALL, NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGES ARE EXPECTED WITH THE ARRIVAL OF  
THE COLD FRONT THIS EVENING. LATEST SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND  
EXTRAPOLATION OF THE CURRENT LOCATION PUTS THE FRONT REACHING THE  
FIRE AREA BETWEEN 1900 AND 2100 MDT THIS EVENING. AN ISOLATED  
SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE FRONT, WITH A  
BETTER CHANCE ALONG THE FRONT, ITSELF.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. NUMEROUS SHOWERS  
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CWR.................50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3 UNTIL MIDNIGHT, THEN 2.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.  
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BETWEEN 1900 AND 2100  
MDT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
RIDGETOP...........BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST BETWEEN 1900 AND 2100 MDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................15 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...MARTIN  
REQUESTED BY...HEATH GERBER, IC  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1714258.2/TFX  
.EMAIL BLM_MT_LEC@BLM.GOV  
 
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