Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BANG...NPS GTRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
430 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2101 MDT ON JULY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A VERY DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL OVER THE AREA
TODAY. TODAY...TEMPERATURES WILL SHOW LITTLE OR NO TREND FROM
FRIDAY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL TREND SLIGHTLY LOWER...AND WIND
DIRECTION AND SPEED SIMILAR TO FRIDAY. AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTHWARD ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST ON
SUNDAY WITH LIGHTER...MORE TERRAIN-DRIVEN WIND AND RH TRENDING
HIGHER.

MONSOONAL MOISTURE...INITIALLY IN THE FORM OF HIGHER CLOUDS WILL
SPREAD NORTH INTO THE AREA MONDAY. MUCH MORE ABUNDANT MOISTURE
ALONG WITH BETTER CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH
WETTING RAIN WILL ARRIVE ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.


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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-9 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    15 TO 20 MPH BETWEEN 1100 AND 1300.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-60 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH AFTER 2200.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING. BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-24 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH EAST IN THE MORNING.  WEST
                    5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOW 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS
THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...JEREMIAH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140725.BANG_.01/RIW







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