Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CRESTON DRAW...BLM RAD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
418 AM MDT THU JUL 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0700 MDT ON JULY 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WARMER AND DRIER AIRMASS WILL PREVAIL TODAY. A FEW
HIGH-BASED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP OFF THE SOUTHERN
END OF THE WIND RIVER RANGE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH
THIS ACTIVITY EXPECTED TO STAY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE GREEN
MOUNTAINS...BUT COULD GENERATE GUSTY OUTFLOWS FROM THE NORTH IN
THE EVENING.

MOISTURE OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL FLOW EAST ACROSS SOUTHERN
WYOMING ON FRIDAY RESULTING IN ISOLATED HIGH-BASED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH GUSTY ERRATIC
WINDS. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO TREND HIGHER AND RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LOWER ON FRIDAY.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-24

20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY
                    CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-58 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 4-8 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    GUSTS OUT OF THE NORTH TO NORTHWEST OF 15 TO 20 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING FROM DISTANT SHOWERS OR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING.
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) IN THE AFTERNOON
                    WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.  GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1800...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.


$$

FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...CRESTON DRAW IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140716.CREST.01/RIW







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