Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR STRIP MINE...BLM RSD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
734 PM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1858 MDT ON AUGUST 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...A DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL OVER THE AREA
THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH WITH SUNSET TONIGHT BUT
WESTERLY BREEZES WILL DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN ON SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...TRENDING SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY SHOWING LITTLE OR NO 24 HOUR TREND. WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO TURN NORTH TO NORTHEAST SUNDAY EVENING. MONSOONAL
MOISTURE WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORMS STAYING MAINLY SOUTH OVER THE UINTA RANGE
ON MONDAY AND PUSHING FURTHER INTO SW WYOMING ON TUESDAY.


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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-43 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH UNTIL
                    8 PM...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH LATE EVENING...AND THEN
                    BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-14 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-9 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
                    MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH EARLY 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.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH
AROUND MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140816.STRIP.01/RIW






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