097  
FNUS75 KTFX 151830  
FWSTFX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SUGAR LOAF...USDA FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT  
1230 PM MDT MON AUG 15 2022  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 2100 MDT ON AUGUST 15.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS CONTINUE. A THERMAL BELT  
WILL BE PRESENT ON THE RIDGE, WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OF  
HUMIDITY.  
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. HAZE IN THE EVENING.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.  
MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.  
MIN HUMIDITY........8-13 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...NUTTER  
REQUESTED BY...MARK CONWAY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 2216673.2/TFX  
.DELDT 08/15/22  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL MTGDC@FIRENET.GOV, TFX.OPS@NOAA.GOV  
 
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