Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Spot Forecast for Gilbert Meadows RX...USFS
National Weather Service Riverton WY
337 AM MST Fri Jan 12 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0600 MST on January 12.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Storm system moving through will keep some snow around the area through
this morning with gusty west wind (and good mixing) before the snow chances
and winds decrease this afternoon. Saturday will see less wind but poor
mixing.

...Thunderstorms imply strong gusty and erratic winds...
...Haines index is high level haines both day and night...

FORECASTER...Skrbac

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent) then becoming
                    partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Snow showers likely
                    in the morning, then slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....30-33.
Min humidity........60-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 11 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Ridge top winds.....West 25 to 30 mph in the morning...then decreasing
                    to 20 mph.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2600-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....14-17.
Max humidity........78-81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 4 to 8 mph.
Ridge top winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....35-38.
Min humidity........43-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 5-9 mph.
Ridge top winds.....West around 15 mph.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......500 FT AGL until 1200, then 2000-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY...
Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow. Lows around 18. Highs
in the lower 40s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Skrbac
Requested by...Ben Sanders
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800281.1/RIW
.EMAIL bensanders@fs.fed.us


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