Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HUNTER PEAK...WY-SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
428 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2108 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 RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY WITH MUCH
WARMER...DRIER CONDITIONS WITH GUSTY WEST WIND. HOWEVER, EXTENSIVE
HIGH CLOUDS SHOULD REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE DAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO TREND WARMER ON SUNDAY, BUT WEST
WINDS WILL NOT BE QUITE AS STRONG SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........VARIABLE HIGH CLOUDS...MAINLY MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-64 AT 8500 FEET. 75-78 AT 7000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-23 PERCENT AT 8500 FEET. 14-17 PERCENT AT 7000 FEET.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH...
                    INCREASING TO 15-20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30-35 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 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.......NEAR 2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...INCREASING TO 7800 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (13900 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 0900...INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT (172600 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........47-50 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-15 MPH WITH GUSTS 20-25 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

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

MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 18 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (57100 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (3800
                    KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-66 AT 8500 FEET. 76-79 AT 7000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-25 PERCENT AT 8500 FEET. 15-18 PERCENT AT 7000 FEET.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

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

MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR 2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...INCREASING
                    TO 9300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (11400 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 0900... INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT (172000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WIND 10-15 MPH EARLY EVENING.

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

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND
10-15 MPH AND GUSTY.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH
AND GUSTY.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...LANN MOORE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160826.HUNTE.01/RIW



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