Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LITTLE BEAVER...CASPER DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
647 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0625 MDT ON AUGUST 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE TO SPEEDS OF 15 TO
20 MPH AROUND 9 AM THIS MORNING. HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE . THE WIND IS EXPECTED IS GRADUALLY TURN TO THE WEST
BY LUNCHTIME AND THEN DIMINISH TO 10 TO 20 MPH DURING THE
AFTERNOON WITH THE WIND TURNING TO A MORE WEST- NORTHWEST
DIRECTION. COULD ALSO SEE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP AROUND
NOON...BUT THE BULK OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE LARAMIE RANGE. THE WIND WILL BE ERRATIC AND GUSTY AROUND
THE THUNDERSTORMS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 15 TO 17 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................40 PERCENT DECREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT (116400-176400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 17 MPH AND GUSTY. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
CWR.................20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 0 PERCENT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4700-82600 KNOT-FT).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 16 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND 17 MPH WITH HIGHER
                    GUSTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (62500-260000 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...COX
REQUESTED BY...ROB NEIBAUER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.LITTL.01/CYS


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