Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SWEDE FIRE...SHOSHONE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
807 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0743 MDT ON AUGUST 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS LINGERING
THROUGH THE EVENING. SATURDAY WILL BE PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY WITH
ONLY SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ONCE AGAIN. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE DIURNALLY DRIVEN EXCEPT ABOVE 9000
FEET WHERE WINDS WILL TEND WEST 10 TO 15 MPH...AND IN THE VICINITY OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

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

FORECASTER...BRAUN

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-31 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. GUSTS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH TO NORTHEAST AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE EAST IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ABOVE
                    10000 FT...WINDS MAY BECOME NW AT 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300-7300 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (33800-60500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-65 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 UNTIL 2100...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-7000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2800-3800 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AROUND
                    9 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH 8 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (22000-52500 KNOT-FT).

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-30 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE EAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800-7800 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 9 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 9 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (26600-55500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS AROUND 50. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...BRAUN
REQUESTED BY...CLINT DAWSON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140801.SWEDE.01/RIW





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