Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BITTER CREEK...BLM RSD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
303 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1613 MDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A VERY DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL TODAY BEHIND
YESTERDAY`S COLD FRONT. WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH WILL
PREVAIL THROUGH THE DAY.  WINDS WILL DIMINISH AROUND SUNSET.
A DRY AIRMASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA TONIGHT WITH POOR RH RECOVERY.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-13 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000-6000 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH. .
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR IN THE MORNING...BECOMING GOOD IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. (53300-90000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........35-38 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING...SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-6000 FT AGL IN THE EARLY EVENING...DECREASING
                    TO 500-1000FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD THROUGH SUNSET...BECOMING POOR AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. (26200-75500 KNOT-FT).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-12 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPVALLEY/UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900-7900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (18000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (77700
                    KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...ASHLEY EPRIGHT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150727.BITTE.03/RIW



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