Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LITTLE BOB LAKE...USFS SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1005 AM MDT MON AUG 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0911 MDT ON AUGUST 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE DANGER ELEVATED ACROSS THE FIRE AREA TODAY AND TUESDAY WITH
RELATIVELY DRY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS. HIGH TEMPERATURES WARMER
AGAIN...BY UP TO ABOUT 5 DEGREES TODAY OVER THOSE OF SUNDAY...WITH MINIMUM
HUMIDITY LEVELS DROPPING TO 15 TO 18 PERCENT. ISOLATED CHANCES FOR
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. TUESDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WARM AN ADDITIONAL
2 DEGREES COMPARED TO THOSE OF TODAY...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES INCREASING
SLIGHTLY. WINDS INCREASING SOMEWHAT FROM THE SOUTHWEST TUESDAY. HAINES VALUES
5. A BETTER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATER TUESDAY.

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

FORECASTER...LIPSON

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CUMULUS BUILD UPS (35-45 PERCENT).
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON BY 1500.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72 AT 9200 FEET AND 75 AT 8500 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT AT 9200 FEET AND 15 PERCENT AT 8500 FEET.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH...BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST AND UPCANYON 8 TO 10 MPH BY 1100
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR ANY POSSIBLE
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........36-38 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY FROM THE SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR ANY POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A BETTER CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY
                    BY 1800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 AT 9200 FEET AND 77 AT 8500 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT AT 9200 FEET AND 18 PERCENT AT 8500 FEET.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 14 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING DECREASING TO 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER 0900.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.7 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...LIPSON
REQUESTED BY...BOYD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150824.LITTL.01/RIW


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