Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CLIFF CREEK...FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
518 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2021 MDT ON AUGUST 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...A WARMER AND DRIER WESTERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL OVER
THE AREA TODAY WITH GUSTY WEST WIND DEVELOPING IN THE AFTERNOON.
NO SIGNIFICANT TRENDS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY WITH TEMPERATURES
TRENDING A FEW DEGREES WARMER.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-22 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT MAINLY NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH UNTIL 0900.
                    BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING FROM THE
                    WEST SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (6000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 0900... INCREASING
                    TO VERY GOOD (112000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY OR NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL SUNSET...THEN POOR.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-23 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE UNTIL 0900...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 13
                    MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 TO 21.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    (127000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...KENDRA JACKSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160826.CLIFF.01/RIW



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