Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PROSPECT MOUNTAIN PRESCRIBED BURN...BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
517 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON APRIL 24.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EASTWARD INTO THE GREAT
PLAINS TONIGHT. WINDS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING AS A WEAK
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT SETTLES OVER THE REGION LATE THIS WEEK.
TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...WITH WELL ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON. IT WILL BE DRY WITH
LITTLE OR NO PRECIPITATION THROUGH FRIDAY. A MAJOR PACIFIC STORM
WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION FOR THIS WEEKEND.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25 TO 30 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 TO 95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...SHIFTING INTO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AROUND MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                    THIS EVENING DECREASING TO 25 MPH LATE IN THE
                    NIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (48000-74600 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-60 PERCENT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 TO 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 30 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH...DECREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (88500-197900 KNOT-FT).

.OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY (40 PERCENT)...BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON (60-70 PERCENT)
                    AND EVENING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 TO 25 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS BETWEEN 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    MORNING BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.
CWR.................O PERCENT.

$$

REQUESTED BY...CHRIS OTTO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.PROSP.01/CYS







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