Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST SLOPE BIG HORN SLASH PILE BURN...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
950 AM MST MON NOV 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON NOVEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
TRAPPED COLD AIR IN THE LOW LYING AREAS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS WILL LIKELY
LEAD TO POOR SMOKE DISPERSAL THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE
LIGHT AND DIURNALLY DRIVEN. IT WILL REMAIN DRY WITH SOME PASSING CLOUDS ON
TUESDAY. THE NEXT REASONABLE CHANCE FOR SOME MIXING WILL LIKELY BE FRIDAY
INTO THE WEEKEND.


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

FORECASTER...SKRBAC

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-33 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (15000-24000 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-74 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (8000-20000 KNOT-FT).

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-38 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (10000-22500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS AROUND 30. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS AROUND 30. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

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FORECASTER...SKRBAC
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL MATTMILLER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141118.WESTS.01/RIW







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