Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Bald Mtn RX...USFS
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
853 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 MDT on October 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (307) 772-2227, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
Dry southwest flow aloft continues today through Friday with strengthening
winds aloft, especially on Friday. A strong cold front will approach the burn
location by Friday evening.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 63.
Min humidity........15 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds 9 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL increasing to 7100 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to excellent (11600-115700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........67 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds 10 to 14 mph.
Mixing height.......1600-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (28400-38500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........25 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Breezy. Southwest winds 12 to 18 mph with
                    higher gusts increasing to 22 to 25 mph with
                    gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1300 ft AGL increasing to 7800 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (31800-306600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...Rubin
Requested by...Brandon Bonenberger
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717550.0/CYS
.EMAIL bbonenberger@fs.fed.us



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