Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FNUS75 KRIW 171720
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SPOT FORECAST FOR CANYON SAR...NPS YNP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1120 AM MDT SUN AUG 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1059 MDT ON AUGUST 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

THOUGH MOSTLY CLEAR CONDITIONS WILL BE PREVALENT FOR MOST OF THE
AFTERNOON...CLOUD COVER STREAMING IN FROM WESTERN MONTANA COULD
RESULT IN PERIODS OF PARTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA OF
INTEREST. NO SHOWERS ARE ANTICIPATED AS THE AREA REMAINS UNDER A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE. WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON...WITH PERIODS OF GUSTY WIND POSSIBLE DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 7500 FEET.

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

FORECASTER...BRANHAM

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR...WITH PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35
                    PERCENT) CONDITIONS AT TIMES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-28 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH
                    WITH HIGHER GUSTS AROUND 1300.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 2 THROUGH 5...
.TONIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY DURING THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED WITH A WEST-NORTHWEST WIND OF
5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER NOON. HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 70S. WEST WIND
OF 6 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS
THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...BRANHAM
REQUESTED BY...EDWIN FOLTS
REASON FOR REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20140817.CANYO.01/RIW






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