Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BALD RIDGE II...USFS SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1011 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON MARCH 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MILD AND DRY TODAY WITH SOME HIGH CLOUDS AND BECOMING BREEZY. AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN INCREASING WINDS ACROSS THE AREA AS
THE DAY WEARS ON. MIN RH`S WILL REMAIN IN THE TEENS EACH AFTERNOON BUT TUESDAY
WILL BE WARMER YET AND WINDIER. THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE TUESDAY
EVENING.

*SPOT FORECAST IS ONLY VALID FOR 24 HOURS FROM ISSUANCE.

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

FORECASTER...SKRBAC

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-12 MPH GUSTS TO 17 MPH...BECOMING WEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000-7000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST INCREASING TO 20 TO 23 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD...INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (60000-130000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-49 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
                    MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-5400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2300-3300 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 28 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD EARLY...THEN GOOD (64200-107600 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-16 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
                    MPH THROUGH NOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH
                    GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON AND 35 TO 40 MPH AFTER 5 TO 6 PM.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000-8000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 18 TO 23 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 25
                    TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (71000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (183700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND
19 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...SKRBAC
REQUESTED BY...LANCE ROBINSON
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150330.BALDR.02/RIW





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