Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

000
FNUS75 KRIW 300907
FWSRIW

SPOT FORECAST FOR BERRY FIRE...NPS GTP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
307 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0700 MDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

HOT WITH ISOLATED...MAINLY DRY...THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE MAIN HAZARD FROM THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE
STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS...AS WELL AS SOME LIGHTNING WITH
LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL. OTHERWISE...GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS SHOULD BE
OBSERVED AT THE FIRE THIS AFTERNOON WITH SIMILAR RH AS YESTERDAY.

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

FORECASTER...MURRELL

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT) THIS MORNING...BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) WITH ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 3 PM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND
                    10 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTIER
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS NEARY ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING WEST 15-20 MPH
                    BY AROUND NOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 3 PM...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (144300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH BY 9 PM.
                    GUSTIER AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL BY 9 PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (31100 KNOT-FT) BY 9 PM.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH...BECOMING WEST TO
                    SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH. GUSTIER
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 9 AM...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST SOUTHWEST 20-25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (190700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MURRELL
REQUESTED BY...TIDC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160729.BERRY.01/RIW


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.