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Meteorology/Dispersion Discussion

Last Updated: 2020-03-31 08:57:53.319048 MST

MARGINAL-GOOD dispersion Wednesday ID and Western MT with broad trough of low pressure over NW US. Light W-NW surface winds in ID, but NE surface winds in W MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion Central/Eastern MT with SW flow aloft and  strong NW surface winds.

MARGINAL dispersion Thursday Northern ID and Western MT with trough of low pressure over Central MT. Light NE-E surface winds North ID and Western MT. W-NW surface winds Central and South ID. MARGINAL dispersion Central MT, but GOOD in Eastern MT with strong NW surface winds.

GOOD dispersion Friday ID and Western MT with W/NW flow aloft. W/SW surface winds North ID and Western MT. SW surface winds Central and South ID. GOOD dispersion Central/Eastern MT with westerly flow aloft and SW surface winds.

MARGINAL-GOOD dispersion Saturday ID and Western MT with ridge of high pressure aloft. SW surface winds. MARGINAL dispersion Central MT but GOOD-EXCELLENT in Eastern MT with NW flow aloft.  Light surface winds Central, but W/NW surface winds in Eastern MT.

MARGINAL-GOOD dispersion Sunday ID and Western MT with SW flow aloft. Scattered showers. S/SW surface winds, except E/NE in N ID and NW MT. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion Central/Eastern MT with trough of low pressure and cold front in SE MT. Variable surface winds with SE direction in AS 9 but NW direction in AS 10.

GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion Monday ID and Western MT with SW flow aloft. Scattered showers. SW/W surface winds. GOOD-EXCELLENT dispersion Central/Eastern MT with SW flow aloft and cold front in Eastern MT. Variable surface winds with NE/SE direction in AS 9 but NW direction in AS 10.

Thursday 02 April Dispersion Forecast

MONTANA:

Northwest (AS 1, 2): MARGINAL. 

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

Southwest (AS 7, 8A, 8B): MARGINAL. 

Central/Eastern (AS 9, 10): MARGINAL western half, GOOD eastern half. 

 

IDAHO:

North (AS 11): MARGINAL

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): EXCELLENT

Southwest (AS 21, 22, 23, 24): EXCELLENT


Prepared by Michael Richmond/Coleen Haskell, Meteorologists, Predictive Services, Northern Rockies Coordination Center.