Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOOLIGAN SPRINGS...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
506 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER MONTANA WILL SLIDE EAST
INTO THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS TODAY. A PREVAILING LIGHT SOUTHERLY
SURFACE FLOW WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE AREA WITH SCATTERED HIGH
CLOUDS.

SOUTH WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN ON TUESDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT...VERY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS DEVELOPING
IN THE AFTERNOON ALONG WITH A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE
COLD FRONT WILL BLAST ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT BRINGING
STRONG SOUTHWEST WIND AND SOME RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY OR SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000-5000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR...BECOMING FAIR AROUND NOON (19700-43600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-57 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY OR EAST SOUTHEAST
                    5 TO 10 MPH WITH SUNSET.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING POOR AT SUNSET (10500-31000 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-23 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
                    20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.7 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000-6000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (39500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    (107600 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH
WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...RANCE NEIGHBORS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140421.HOOLI.01/RIW








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