Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MAJOR BASIN...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
908 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2033 MDT ON JULY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

BREEZY NORTHWEST AND WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR ANOTHER COUPLE
OF HOURS BEFORE DECREASING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BETWEEN
MIDNIGHT AND 3 AM. POOR RH RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. A DRY
AND HOT DAY IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY WITH MAINLY LIGHT TERRAIN
DRIVEN OR SOUTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED. AFTER 3 PM...A LIGHT NORTHEAST
WIND COULD DEVELOP. THERE IS A REMOTE CHANCE OF A VERY ISOLATED
HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPING OVER THE BRIDGER MOUNTAINS
TUESDAY AFTERNOON WHICH COULD SEND OUT A GUSTY AND ERRATIC
THUNDERSTORM WIND.

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

FORECASTER...MURRELL

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62.
MAX HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
                    VARIABLE 3-6 MPH BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 3 AM.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH BY MIDNIGHT...THEN
                    BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH BY 3 AM.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). A VERY ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE 3-6 MPH...BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY OR SOUTH 5-10 MPH BETWEEN
                    10 AM AND NOON. POSSIBLY BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    5-10 MPH AFTER 3 PM.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH...POSSIBLY SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH AFTER 3 PM.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 2 PM...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND 10-15 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

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

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

$$

FORECASTER...MURRELL
REQUESTED BY...CATHY HUTTON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140721.MAJOR.01/RIW






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