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Spot Forecast for Rough Creek RX...BLM, MT-EMD
National Weather Service Billings MT
923 AM MDT Mon Oct 3 2022

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0000 MDT on October 05.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Wednesday looks warm adn dry with high clouds around and RH values
dropping into the mid 30 percent range. Winds will be light with a
westerly component through the day. A cold front arrives mid
Wednesday evening shifting winds to the northeast with gusts near
20 mph overnight. Only a slight chance for showers with the front
and into Thursday morning. Cloudy and much cooler behind the front
on Thursday with highs in the 50s and RH values holding near 50
percent through the afternoon. Chambers

.Midnight to 6 AM WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly Clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....45-49.
Max humidity........75-79 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest around 8 mph.
Mixing height.......400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 8 mph.

TIME (MDT)      MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........3   3   3   6   6   6
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............54  53  51  50  49  48
RH..............70  71  72  73  75  76
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.6   6   6   6   6   6

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....71-75.
Min humidity........34-38 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 4 to 8 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West around 10 mph
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Haines index........3.

TIME (MDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........8   8   8   13  13  13  15  15  15  24  24  24
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............48  49  51  54  58  64  68  71  72  73  72  71
RH..............76  76  73  69  62  55  47  42  38  37  38  40
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..2   2   2   2   2   2   4   4   4   4   4   4
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   6   6   6   7   7   7   8   8   8

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
                    overnight. Cold front mid evening.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....42-46.
Max humidity........79-83 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds becoming northeast 5 to 15 mph with gusts
                    around 20 mph in the late evening and overnight.
 Ridgetop...........Northeast around 10 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 around mph.

TIME (MDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........43  43  43  56  56  56  47  47  47  71  71  71
Weather cov.....                        SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....                        RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........
Temp............69  66  63  60  58  57  55  53  52  50  48  47
RH..............43  46  50  53  56  59  61  63  65  67  71  74
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..4   4   4   5   5   5   7   7   7   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.8   8   8   15  15  18  18  20  20  18  16  14

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................1...no thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....53-57.
Min humidity........48-52 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......East winds 6 to 12 mph.
 Ridgetop...........East around 12 mph.
Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.
Haines index........3.

TIME (MDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........82  82  82  75  75  75  70  70  70  62  62  62
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........
Temp............46  45  45  46  47  49  51  52  53  54  54  53
RH..............77  80  81  80  76  70  64  59  54  51  50  50
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   7   7   7
20 FT wind gust.13  13  13  14  14  14  12  12  12  12  12  12

$$
Forecaster...Chambers
Requested by...Ben Patten
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2219009.0/BYZ
.DELDT 10/03/22
.FormatterVersion 2.0.0
.EMAIL bpatten@blm.gov


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