Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SHEEPHEAD MOUNTAIN...WYO GAME AND FISH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
302 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 MDT ON OCTOBER 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT THE BURN SITE THURSDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE UPPER 50S FOR THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY...INCREASING TO THE MID 60S FOR SATURDAY. MINIMUM
HUMIDITIES WILL AVERAGE BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT THROUGH THE
PERIOD...WITH JUST SOME MID AND HIGH CLOUDS STREAMING OVERHEAD AT
TIMES. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE WEST TO SOUTHWEST EACH AFTERNOON
WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...10 TO 15 MPH ON
FRIDAY...AND UP TO 20 MPH ON SATURDAY.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 13 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    AFTER 1100.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (44100-101400 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 7 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1200-43800 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-5 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER 1100. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO EXCELLENT (19800-64200 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...MAZUR
REQUESTED BY...RYAN AMUNDSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141016.SHEEP.01/CYS





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