Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Spot Forecast for Bighorn River Ice Jam Flooding...Washakie County Flood ICP
National Weather Service Riverton WY
749 AM MST Mon Feb 13 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 0800 MST on February 13.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL KEEP THE AREA SEASONABLY
COOL...DRY...AND WITH LIGHT WIND FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER TEENS THIS MORNING...TO
THE MID AND UPPER TEENS BY MID WEEK. THESE COOL TEMPERATURES AND
LIGHT WINDS WILL SLOW THE SNOW AND ICE MELT PROCESSES. AFTERNOON
HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 30S TODAY...RISING INTO THE MIDDLE 40S
BY MID WEEK. GENERALLY...WATER LEVELS NEAR WORLAND SHOULD CONTINUE
TO STEADILY RECEDE...AS WATER DIVERTED AROUND ICE JAMS SLOWLY
RETURNS TO THE MAIN CHANNEL DOWNSTREAM...WHILE UPSTREAM FLOW SLOWS
WITH THE COOLER TEMPERATURES.

...Thunderstorms imply strong gusty and erratic winds...
...Haines index is high level haines both day and night...

FORECASTER...LaVoie

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent). Patchy fog this
                    morning.
Max temperature.....Around 40.
Min humidity........51-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Variable 5-10 mph.


.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....10-13.
Max humidity........96-99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Variable 4-7 mph.


.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....39-42.
Min humidity........51-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Variable 5-10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Mostly clear. Lows around 14. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows around 14. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...LaVoie
Requested by...Jeff Schweighat
Type of request...OTHER
.TAG 1701931.0/RIW
.EMAIL ema.ohs@washakiecounty.net



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