Information for March 27, 2017

Burn Recommendations  latest update: 03/24/2017 14:33

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: 03/27/2017 07:12

Moist pattern with near to slightly above average temperatures will continue through the next 10 days at least. Weak disturbances will bring rain/mountain snow every few days. Between systems weak ridging will limit dispersion North ID and Western MT tomorrow, and possibly again Friday/Saturday. Significant precip. will be possible Central/Eastern MT late Thursday into Friday. 
MONDAY 27 MARCH DISCUSSION:
GOOD smoke dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Today with light southwest-west surface/transport flow. Rain/Mountain snow ID and Western MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT smoke dispersion Central/Eastern Montana with southeast-southwest surface/transport flow Ern MT and westerly Central MT.
MODERATE-GOOD dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Tuesday under weak high pressure ridging with light westerly surface/transport flow. GOOD dispersion S ID with W-NW winds. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion will occur Central/Eastern MT with west-northwest surface/transport flow. Scattered showers Eastern MT. 
GOOD smoke dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Wednesday with south-southwest surface/transport flow. Rain/Mountain snow ID and Western MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT smoke dispersion Central/Eastern Montana with westerly surface/transport flow. 
 
GOOD smoke dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Thursday with west-northwest surface/transport flow. Rain/Mountain snow ID and Western MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT smoke dispersion Central/Eastern Montana with northerly surface/transport flow Central MT and easterly Eastern MT. 
MODERATE-GOOD dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Friday under weak high pressure ridging with light/variable surface/transport flow. GOOD dispersion S ID with NW-N winds. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion will occur Central/Eastern MT with west-northerly surface/transport flow. Rain/Snow. 
MODERATE-GOOD dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Saturday under weak high pressure ridging with light westerly surface/transport flow. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion will occur Central/Eastern MT with south-southwest surface/transport flow.  
Tuesday 28 March Dispersion Forecast

MONTANA

Northwest (AS 1, 2) MODERATE-GOOD.

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

Southwest(AS 7, 8A, 8B): MODERATE-GOOD.

Eastern Montana (AS 9 and 10): GOOD-EXCELLENT. 

  

IDAHO:

North (AS 11): MODERATE-GOOD.

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

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

East Central (AS 16, 17): MODERATE-GOOD.

Northeast (AS 18, 19): MODERATE-GOOD.

Southeast (AS 20):  GOOD.

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

 

Prepared by Michael Richmond Northern Rockies Met


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Burn Recommendations  latest update:

No information posted for 03/28/2017.


Meteorology/Dispersion Discussion  latest update: 03/27/2017 07:14

TUESDAY 28 MARCH Discussion:
MODERATE-GOOD dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Today under weak high pressure ridging with light westerly surface/transport flow. GOOD dispersion S ID with W-NW winds. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion will occur Central/Eastern MT with west-northwest surface/transport flow. Scattered showers Eastern MT. 
GOOD smoke dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Wednesday with south-southwest surface/transport flow. Rain/Mountain snow ID and Western MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT smoke dispersion Central/Eastern Montana with westerly surface/transport flow. 
 
GOOD smoke dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Thursday with west-northwest surface/transport flow. Rain/Mountain snow ID and Western MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT smoke dispersion Central/Eastern Montana with northerly surface/transport flow Central MT and easterly Eastern MT. 
MODERATE-GOOD dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Friday under weak high pressure ridging with light/variable surface/transport flow. GOOD dispersion S ID with NW-N winds. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion will occur Central/Eastern MT with west-northerly surface/transport flow. Rain/Snow. 
MODERATE-GOOD dispersion will occur North ID and Western MT Saturday under weak high pressure ridging with light westerly surface/transport flow. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion will occur Central/Eastern MT with south-southwest surface/transport flow.  
Wednesday 29 March 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): GOOD-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