Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK RIDGE...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
548 AM MDT TUE JUL 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME AT 0600 MDT ON JULY 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

...LOCALIZED EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING AND AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THIS LOW WILL
ALSO DEVELOP GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS AT THE FIRE SITE BY MID AFTERNOON.
WINDS...COMBINED WITH WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW AFTERNOON RH...COULD
BRING LOCALIZED EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. A COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING...SWITCHING THE WINDS TO THE EAST
NORTHEAST...BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES...HIGHER RH...AND CONTINUED
CHANCES FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

COOL POST FRONTAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR WEDNESDAY...ALONG WITH
LESS GUSTY WINDS FROM THE NORTHEAST WINDS...AND A FEW ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING LIGHT WINDS AND CLEAR
CONDITIONS FOR THURSDAY. WARM TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW RH
WILL THEN BRING ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY.


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

FORECASTER...ANGLIN

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS BEFORE NOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5-10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 6-12 MPH AND GUSTY BETWEEN 10 AM AND
                    NOON...THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST 17 TO 23
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH BY 3 PM IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AT 10-15 MPH BETWEEN 10 AM AND
                    NOON...THEN INCREASING TO THE WEST 23 TO 28 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH BY 3 PM IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2 UNTIL 1500...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-88 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 12 TO 17
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT
                    AND THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 38 MPH
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT AND THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-30 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 6-12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
    THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.3 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
LOWS AROUND 50. WINDS NORTHEAST AT 6-12 MPH DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. WINDS LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST AT 5-9 MPH.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 12-18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10-15 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 20 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE WITH ANY AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

FORECASTER...ANGLIN
REQUESTED BY...ROCK RIDGE IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140714.ROCKR.01/RIW






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