Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Spot Forecast for BLM Wildlife Survey...BLM
National Weather Service Riverton WY
300 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Forecast is based on incident time of 1600 MST on February 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.DISCUSSION...
Windy to very windy Saturday with southwest winds generally increasing
through the day. Snow will develop Sunday and continue through Monday.

...Thunderstorms imply strong gusty and erratic winds...
...Haines index is high level haines both day and night...

FORECASTER...Skrbac

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (60-70 percent).
Max temperature.....39-42.
Min humidity........41-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy to Very Windy. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts
                    to around 45 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    with gusts to around 55 mph late in the
                    afternoon.
Ridge top winds.....Southwest 25 to 30 mph increasing to 40 to 50
                    mph in the afternoon.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows
in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 30s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Much colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 8. Highs around
13. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows around 2 below. Highs around 18. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Skrbac
Requested by...Eric Chapman
Type of request...OTHER
.TAG 1802081.0/RIW
.EMAIL echapman@blm.gov



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