Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HUNTER PEAK...WY-SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
341 AM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2122 MDT ON AUGUST 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...LOW CLOUDS WILL LIKELY REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH
THE MORNING WITH SOME PARTIAL CLEARING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BLOSSOM IN THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. LOW LEVEL WINDS WILL BE PRIMARILY OUT
OF THE SOUTHEAST. TEMPERATURES WILL TREND A FEW DEGREES WARMER ON
FRIDAY WITH WINDS REMAINING LIGHT OVERALL. WARMER AND DRIER
CONDITIONS WILL RETURN ON SATURDAY WITH GUSTY WEST WIND IN THE
AFTERNOON.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS...
...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT...

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING.
                    BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) EARLY AFTERNOON.
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) LATE AFTERNOON WITH
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-45 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1400...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6400 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH 4-8 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR IN THE MORNING.
                    FAIR IN THE AFTERNOON. (23600-53600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT)...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
                   (40-50 PERCENT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.  ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-91 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
                    WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH 5-10 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                    BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LAL.................2 UNTIL 2100...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN SHIFTING
                    BACK TO THE WEST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4300-28500 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-40 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING.
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH...SHIFTING THE THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8900 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10  MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO AROUND 15 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (24500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    (116200 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WIND 10-20 MPH
AND GUSTY IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...LANN MOORE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160824.HUNTE.01/RIW



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