Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHITE CREEK...WY-BTF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
420 AM MDT TUE JUL 19 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2203 MDT ON JULY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

IT LOOKS DRY AND WARM THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. LESS WIND WILL BE NOTED TODAY
BUT STILL BREEZY AT TIMES. WEDNESDAY WILL SEE MORE WIND AS SLIGHTLY STRONGER
WINDS ALOFT WILL LIKELY MIX DOWN IN THE AFTERNOON. IT WILL BE CONTINUED
QUITE DRY WITH LOW RH`S IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LITTLE CHANCE FOR ANY
RAIN THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS OR LONGER. THE TRICKIEST PART TODAY MAY BE WHETHER
THE WINDS STAY UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY OR MIX DOWN AND TURN SOUTHWEST AT TIMES.
STRONGER SOUTHWEST AFTERNOON WINDS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP WEDNESDAY.

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

FORECASTER...SKRBAC

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY TO MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A FEW AFTERNOON CUMULUS
                    (0-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-21 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8
                    TO 12 MPH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP
                    TO 18 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (30000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (175000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-49 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH 10 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.......5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 TO 17 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN POOR
                    (17500-75000 KNOT-FT).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-16 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
                    TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (63400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (230000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$
FORECASTER...SKRBAC
REQUESTED BY...TIDC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160718.WHITE.01/RIW



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