Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CUB CREEK...DUBOIS FIRE SAR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
417 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1552 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 10.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...

A POTENT WINTER LIKE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. COLDER TEMPERATURES AND SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED...MAINLY
AFTER 2100 THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
LIGHT...GENERALLY LESS THAN 3 INCHES. THE HEAVIER SNOWFALL
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BE WELL NORTH OF THE
SEARCH AREA...BUT LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT SEARCH
EFFORTS AT TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
WITH ACTIVITY WEAKENING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. GUSTY WIND
WILL ALSO BE PRESENT...ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING. ANY COMBINATION OF
WIND AND SNOWFALL MAY SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY.

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

FORECASTER...BRANHAM

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-46 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-87 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
                    MPH. BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH
                    BY 0100.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.23 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-62 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH EARLY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.29 PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING. LOWS AROUND 20. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...BRANHAM
REQUESTED BY...MIKE FRANCHINI
REASON FOR REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20140910.CUBCR.01/RIW





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