Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST SLOPE BIGHORNS PILE RX...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
709 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MST ON JANUARY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD INTO
THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS...DIURNAL WINDS AND
POOR MIXING. A WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL PASS THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY WITH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.


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

FORECASTER...SKRBAC

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (20000-37500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-62 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST 6 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1500-4500 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-35 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9000-23000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...SKRBAC
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL MATTMILLER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150126.WESTS.01/RIW






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