Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BITTER CREEK...BLM RSD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
409 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1525 MDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

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

FORECASTER...LIPSON

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM
                    POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-55 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH.
                    WINDS WILL DECREASE TO 15 TO 24 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
                    MPH BY 1900...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 AROUND AND
                    GUSTY BY 12 MIDNIGHT FROM THE WEST NORTHWEST. WINDS
                    DECREASING TO 10 TO 18 MPH BY 0100.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH LATE IN THE NIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8600-9600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1900 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 31 TO 46 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 21 TO 24
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (243100 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (33500 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 25...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                    1200.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7600-8600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1900 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 MPH.

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (243100 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (33500 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...LIPSON
REQUESTED BY...ASHLEY EPRIGHT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150727.BITTE.02/RIW



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