Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CLIFF CREEK FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
249 AM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1412 MDT ON AUGUST 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...TODAY WILL BE COOLER WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY AND
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT BUT DECREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT. THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND STORMS ON FRIDAY WITH SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER
CONDITIONS.

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

FORECASTER...AR

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING.
                    BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    DEVELOPING AFTER 1400.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-37 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AT 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

                    ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 30 MPH NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 8 TO 13 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1400...THEN 3.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6000-7000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO FAIR DURING THE MORNING.
                    BECOMING GOOD BY 1400.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-88 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL SUNSET.
                    THEN WIND BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
                    AT 4 TO 8 MPH AFTER SUNSET.

                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WIND TO 25 MPH
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 11 MPH UNTIL
                    SUNSET. THEN SOUTH AT 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER SUNSET.

LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR AFTER SUNSET...THEN BECOMING
                    POOR.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING. INCREASING
                    CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL 1100.
                    SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 7 TO 12 MPH AFTER 1100.

                    WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 6 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 1100.
                    WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER 1100.
                    WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.3 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 8000-9000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH UNTIL 1100.
                    WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH BY 1300.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO GOOD BY 1200.
                    THEN VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. LOWS 32-36. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 67-72. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-41. HIGHS IN THE 70-75.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39-44S.
HIGHS 72-77. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ROSS
REQUESTED BY...IZAAK MCHENRY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160824.CLIFF.01/RIW



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