Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BURNT CREEK...USFS BTF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
336 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2110 MDT ON AUGUST 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY. VERY DRY...WINDY AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL
DEVELOP BY AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. WINDS
WILL LIKELY REMAIN GUSTY OVERNIGHT AS MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS WILL
STRENGTHEN WITH THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
COOLER BEHIND THE FRONT ON SATURDAY...BUT A VERY DRY AIRMASS
COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND IN THE AFTERNOON WILL RESULT IN
RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-19 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH AROUND NOON...INCREASING
                    TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH BETWEEN
                    1400 AND 1600.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH BY LATE MORNING...INCREASING
                    TO 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-58 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-16 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...
CLEAR...LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
NEAR 20 MPH EARLY EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY 4-7 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 80. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...GERRY TUZON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150820.BURNT.01/RIW


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