885  
FNUS75 KBYZ 301530  
FWSBYZ  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SNOW CREEK...MILES CITY DISPATCH CENTER  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT  
930 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1500 MDT ON JUNE 30.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
TODAY WILL BE MUCH COOLER AND UNSETTLED AS SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON AND OFF THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE STORMS  
WILL HAVE BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS, ALONG WITH POSSIBLE  
SMALL HAIL. COVERAGE OF STORMS WILL BECOME LESS IN THE AFTERNOON  
AND EVENING. WINDS WILL TURN FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY TO THE SOUTH  
ON WEDNESDAY. HIGHS WILL ONLY BE IN THE 60S TODAY WITH EXTENSIVE  
CLOUD COVER. WARMER READINGS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY. TWH  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
CWR.................60 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 4 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
CWR.................20 PERCENT.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 10300 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
CWR.................20 PERCENT.  
 

 
FORECASTER...HUMPHREY  
REQUESTED BY...GINNY ALLINGER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 2008728.2/BYZ  
.DELDT 06/30/20  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL BLM_MT_MCC@BLM.GOV  
 
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