Information for March 02, 2015

Burn Recommendations  latest update: 02/27/2015 13:13

MONTANA

No restrictions.

IDAHO

No restrictions.


These burn recommendations apply only to members of the Montana/Idaho Airshed Group. Nonmembers should follow any applicable local, state, or Tribal guidelines regarding open burning.


Meteorology/Dispersion Discussion  latest update: 03/02/2015 14:33

*** Strong Arctic Front With Snow and Blowing Snow for Montana This Afternoon into Tonight ***

 

Monday March 02:

GOOD dispersion condition are expected over ID and Western MT by noon Today in advance of a strong Arctic front dropping down from Canada. W-NW surface winds early in day will become strong N-NE by early evening. Snow will develop by late afternoon N ID/Wrn MT.  GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion expected Central/Eastern MT with W-NW winds in morning...becoming strong N-NE in afternoon. Snow and falling temperatures will develop by afternoon..heaviest Central MT and along the Divide with local areas of blizzard conditions. 

 

GOOD dispersion conditions expected Tuesday after weak morning inversions break ID and Wrn MT. Light W-NW surface winds will occur in afternoon with scattere mountain snow showers. EXCELLENT dispersion conditions expected Central/ERN MT Tuesday under cold NW flow...NW surface winds will continue all day...strongest E and NE MT. Very cold temperatures...but snow will end by morning. 

 

POOR dispersion conditions expected Wednesday ID and Wrn MT under a building high pressure ridge...strong morning inversions. A few hours of  MODERATE will occur by late afternoon with light SW-W surface winds. GOOD Dispersion expected Central/Eastern MT by noon with W-NW surface winds. Dry all areas. Warming Central/Eastern MT.

 

POOR dispersion conditions expected Thursday ID and Wrn MT under high pressure ridging...strong morning inversions. A few hours of  MODERATE will occur by late afternoon with light SW-W surface winds except GOOD airsheds 19 thru 25. GOOD Dispersion expected Central/Eastern MT by noon with SW-W surface winds...much warmer. Dry all areas. 

 

POOR dispersion conditions expected Friday ID and Wrn MT under stronger high pressure ridging...strong morning inversions. A few hours of  MODERATE will occur by late afternoon with light SW-W. GOOD Dispersion expected Central/Eastern MT by noon with SW-W surface winds...much warmer. Dry all areas. 

 

MODERATE-GOOD  dispersion conditions expected Saturday ID and Wrn MT as ridging weakens and NW flow strengthens. W-NW surface winds in afternoon. GOOD-EXCELLENT Dispersion expected Central/Eastern MT with W-NW surface winds. 


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Tuesday, March 03 Dispersion Forecast

MONTANA

Northwest (AS 1, 2):  GOOD

West Central (AS 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6):  GOOD.

Southwest(AS 7, 8A, 8B): GOOD. 

Eastern Montana (AS 9 and 10): EXCELLENT.

 

IDAHO:

North (AS 11): GOOD. 

North Central (AS 12A, 12B, 13): GOOD.

West Central (AS 14, 15, 21A): GOOD.

East Central (AS 16, 17): GOOD.

Northeast (AS 18, 19):  GOOD.

Southeast (AS 20):  GOOD. 

Southwest (AS 21B, 22, 23, 24, 25): GOOD. 

 

Prepared by Michael Richmond, Northern Rockies Met


Forecast for

Burn Recommendations  latest update: 03/02/2015 15:31

MONTANA

Burns with incorrect information are restricted.  No other restrictions.

IDAHO

No restrictions.


Meteorology/Dispersion Discussion  latest update:

No information posted for 03/03/2015.