Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR OCEAN LAKE RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
341 AM MST THU FEB 11 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MST ON FEBRUARY 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY WITH PERIODS OF MID AND HIGH CLOUDS THROUGH FRIDAY WITH GENERALLY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND. INVERSIONS AND LIGHT WIND WILL KEEP SMOKE
DISPERSAL POOR. A COLD FRONT WILL LIKELY BLAST THROUGH AROUND SATURDAY
EVENING WITH STRONG NORTHWEST WIND.

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

FORECASTER...SKRBAC

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-44 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL THEN 700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2500-4900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-88 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....VARIABLE AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....VARIABLE AND GENERALLY 5 MPH OR LESS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1200-2500 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-47 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2400-4600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING QUITE STRONG SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH AND GUSTY.
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY AND WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTY.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...SKRBAC
REQUESTED BY...JOEL PETERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160211.OCEAN.03/RIW


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