Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOOLIGAN SPRINGS RX...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
412 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

IN WAKE OF A COLD FRONT EARLY THIS MORNING...COOLER TEMPERATURES WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE NORTHWEST TO WEST. WARMER CONDITIONS WITH MAINLY
TERRAIN DRIVEN OR WESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY.

A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA THIS WEEKEND WITH A
DECENT SHOT FOR A WETTING EVENT ON THE FIRE SITE.

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

FORECASTER...MURRELL

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT)...EXCEPT MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (80+ PERCENT) BETWEEN 9 AM AND NOON.
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AT 10 MPH BY AROUND 2 PM. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    BY 3 PM.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6400 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH...BECOMING WEST 20-25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (113500 KNOT-FT)
                    BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25.
MAX HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
                    4-8 MPH BY 9 PM.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH..
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO POOR BY 9 PM.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH. GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15-20 MPH...INCREASING TO 20-25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (110000 KNOT-FT)
                    BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...MURRELL
REQUESTED BY...SAGE DECKER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.HOOLI.01/RIW






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