Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CLIFF CREEK FIRE...FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
525 AM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2012 MDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...DRY TODAY WITH SOME WIND AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
HUMIDITY WILL BE LOW ALONG WITH WARM TEMPERATURES. MONDAY WILL
BE DRY WITH LIGHTER WIND WITH WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMIDITY.

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

FORECASTER...AR

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 1100.
                    SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 18 MPH AFTER 1100.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 17 MPH UNTIL 1100.
                    WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    20 TO 25 MPH AFTER 1100.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 8000-9000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH THIS MORNING.
                    WEST AT 20 TO 25 MPH AFTER 1200.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING GOOD BY 1200. INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    BY 1400.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-73 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    THEN BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AT 5 TO 9 MPH
                    BY MIDNIGHT.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    NORTHWEST TO NORTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER 0300.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    NORTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO FAIR AFTER SUNSET...BECOMING POOR
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-19 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY AT 5 TO 9 MPH.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9500-10500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO GOOD BY 1200.
                    GOOD TO VERY GOOD AFTER 1400.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY NIGHT...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S LOWER ELEVATIONS...40-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 70S LOWER ELEVATIONS...60S HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.  SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE 30S LOWER ELEVATIONS...40-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
HIGHS IN THE 70S LOWER ELEVATIONS...60S HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
30S LOWER ELEVATIONS...40S HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  HIGHS
HIGHS IN THE 70S LOWER ELEVATIONS...60S HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ROSS
REQUESTED BY...KENDRA JACKSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160827.CLIFF.01/RIW


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