Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BITTER CREEK...BLM RSD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
134 PM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1213 MDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...AND VERY DRY
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR THIS AFTERNOON...THROUGH TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION FOR
THURSDAY...BRINGING A WARMING TREND TO THE FIRE AREA...AND CONTINUED
VERY DRY AIR. THIS WARM AND DRY TREND WILL REMAIN THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK...AND LIKELY INTO THE WEEKEND. MIN RH VALUES WILL REMAIN AROUND 10
PERCENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH POOR RH RECOVER ALSO EXPECTED AT NIGHT.
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN LIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...AND INTO THE WEEKEND.
NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE FIRE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY. A VERY
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE DAY SUNDAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

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

FORECASTER...ANGLIN

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........7-10 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE AROUND 5 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (133900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........29-32 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE AT 4-7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5800 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 8 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (68200 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (2200
                    KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........7-10 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE WINDS 4-7 MPH BECOMING NORTHERLY AT 5-9 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400-8400 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (22400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (88700
                    KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

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

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

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ANGLIN
REQUESTED BY...ASHLEY EPRIGHT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150729.BITTE.01/RIW


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