Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UPPER CLARKS FORK RX...USFS SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
344 AM MDT WED SEP 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL BE THE RULE THIS WEEK...WITH MOSTLY
CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD. WINDS WILL
GENERALLY BE LIGHT WEDNESDAY...BECOMING A BIT STRONGER THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY. GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING THE MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS EACH DAY. DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE RECOVERING SLIGHTLY BY SUNRISE FRIDAY.


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

FORECASTER...LAVOIE

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-32 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 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.......2900-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 TO 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (28000 KNOT-FT) IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    FAIR (52000 KNOT-FT) AFTER 1PM.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-80 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (50000 KNOT-FT) IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING POOR BY 9PM (26000 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200-5200 FT AGL
                    BY 2PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR IN THE MORNING...BECOMING GOOD
                    (70100 KNOT-FT) BY 2PM.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...LAVOIE
REQUESTED BY...TIM J  KLUKAS  FMO
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140924.UPPER.01/RIW







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