Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR TOWER HILL...CASPER MOUNTAIN FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
607 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0830 MDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHWEST
WYOMING WILL TRACK OVER THE AREA TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
GUSTY SOUTH WINDS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNSET. ERRATIC WIND GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE SHOWERS UNTIL 8 PM. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL
BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD BEHIND THE UPPER LOW BY 9 AM SUNDAY WITH
SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO NEAR 8000 FEET. 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL
BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 8000 FEET ON SUNDAY.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  RAIN SHOWERS BECOMING
                    MORE NUMEROUS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-91 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH.
                    ERRATIC WIND GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH POSSIBLE WITH SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 8 PM.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.45 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2600 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (169600 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO GOOD
                    (77100 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). WIDESPREAD SNOW
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........67-70 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.95 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 22 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (62500-63800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...
CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLOUDY WITH WIDESPREAD SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND
40. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...CORDELL ANTHONY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160423.TOWER.01/RIW



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