Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH FORK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
240 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1834 MDT ON AUGUST 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...COOL WEATHER FOR TODAY AND THURSDAY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED AFTERNOON STORMS
ON THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. WIND WILL BE FAIRLY LIGHT
EXCEPT FOR GUSTY WIND NEAR STORMS.

...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. INCREASING CLOUDS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2100.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY AT 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 6 TO 10 MPH AFTER 1200.

                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS TO 30 MPH EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER 1200.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1500...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 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.....SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO GOOD BY 1200.
                    GOOD TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                    THEN BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AT 4 TO 8 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

                    WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 6 TO 11 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                    WIND BECOMING NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH
                    BY MIDNIGHT. THEN SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO
                    10 MPH BY MORNING.

LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.14 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                    WIND BECOMING NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH BY
                    MIDNIGHT. THEN BECOMING SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH
                    BY MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR AFTER SUNSET...THEN POOR
                    AROUND MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY AT 5 TO 8 MPH.
                    GUSTY WIND NEAR STORMS TO 25 MPH.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 7 TO 11 MPH.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 3000-4000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S.  WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ROSS
REQUESTED BY...KIDD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160823.NORTH.01/RIW



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