Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HUNTER PEAK...WY-SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
411 AM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2032 MDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT...

.DISCUSSION...DRY...BREEZY TO WINDY WITH LOW HUMIDITY TODAY.
DRY TONIGHT WITH THE WIND DECREASING AFTER SUNSET. MONDAY
WILL BE DRY WITH LESS WIND BUT STILL LOW HUMIDITY AND WARM
TEMPERATURES.

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

FORECASTER...AR

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THIS MORNING.
                    PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76 LOWER ELEVATIONS...63-67 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 1000.
                    WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER 1000.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 25 MPH UNTIL 1000.
                    WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    30 TO 35 MPH AFTER 1000.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 8500-9500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH THIS MORNING.
                    WEST AT 20 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO VERY GOOD BY 1200.
                    INCREASING TO EXCELLENT BY 1500.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-44 LOWER ELEVATIONS...44-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-61 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    WIND BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AT 4 TO 7 MPH
                    AFTER SUNSET.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 25 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 8 TO 13 MPH AFTER SUNSET.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO FAIR AFTER SUNSET.
                    BECOMING POOR AFTER SUNSET.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-78 LOWER ELEVATIONS...65-69 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY AT 6 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST AT 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH AT 9 TO 14 MPH 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.......INCREASING TO 9000-10000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO GOOD BY 1200.
                    BECOMING VERY GOOD BY 1500.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75-80 LOWER ELEVATIONS...66-70 HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.  AFTERNOON SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS 75-80 LOWER ELEVATIONS...
65-70 HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE 40S. HIGHS IN THE 70S LOWER ELEVATIONS...60S HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ROSS
REQUESTED BY...PAUL MORENCY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160827.HUNTE.01/RIW



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