Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CLAY BASIN...BLM RAD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
311 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0600 MDT ON JULY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED...DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE
UINTA MOUNTAINS SOUTHWEST OF THE FIRE AND PUSH EAST TO NORTHEAST.
THE MAIN HAZARD WILL BE VERY STRONG GUSTY WINDS UP TO 60 MPH DUE
TO THE VERY DRY AIR MASS IN PLACE. OTHERWISE...A HOT DAY WITH VERY
LOW RH AND BREEZY WESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED. SIMILAR CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR TUESDAY...BUT WITH ONLY SLIGHTLY HIGHER RH.

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

FORECASTER...MURRELL

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT) THIS MORNING...BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2 PM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE 3-6 MPH...BECOMING WEST
                    TO SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH BETWEEN 10 AM AND NOON
                    THEN INCREASING TO 10-15 MPH BY AROUND 2 PM.
                    GUSTS TO 25 MPH. GUSTIER AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE 3-6 MPH...BECOMING WEST TO
                    SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 2 PM...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH...BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 9 PM...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) WITH ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-15 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE 3-6 MPH...BECOMING WEST
                    TO SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH BY AROUND NOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE 3-6 MPH...BECOMING WEST
                    TO SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH BY AROUND NOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.

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

$$
FORECASTER...MURRELL
REQUESTED BY...JOHN ZEIGLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160724.CLAYB.01/RIW


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