Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HUNTER PEAK...USFS SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
402 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2145 MDT ON AUGUST 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MUCH COOLER WEATHER EXPECTED THROUGH THE REST OF THE
WEEK. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL GIVE WAY TO INCREASING CLOUDS FROM
MID-MORNING ONWARD. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME
POSSIBLE AFTER 12PM...WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED BY
3PM AND LASTING INTO THE EVENING HOURS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL
THEN BE ISOLATED THROUGH MIDNIGHT...WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS
LINGERING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THESE SHOWERS WILL GIVE WAY TO
THUNDERSTORMS ONCE AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON. FREEZING TEMPERATURES
WILL BE AROUND 8000 FEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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

FORECASTER...LAVOIE

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) BY MID-AFTERNOON.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 12PM.
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN SHOWERS BY 3PM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH 8AM BECOMING EAST-
                    SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH. EAST-NORTHEAST WIND AFTER
                    3PM. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 10 TO 15
                    MPH AFTER 10AM.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3 UNTIL 1500...THEN 4.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.11 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL AFTER 12PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 10
                    MPH AFTER 10AM.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-95 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......EAST-NORTHEAST WINDS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST WINDS
                    5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH BY 9PM.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.3 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH-SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST-SOUTHEAST WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

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FORECASTER...LAVOIE
REQUESTED BY...LANN MOORE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160823.HUNTE.02/RIW



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