Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR TRAINING...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1009 AM MDT SUN MAY 22 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0953 MDT ON MAY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE FORECAST AREA
TODAY AND BRING A CHANCE OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...LATE THIS MORNING AND PARTICULARLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON. ERRATIC GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH SOME OF THESE STORMS. AFTER A BREAK THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT...MONDAY WILL SEE LESS WIND AND ONLY ISOLATED
AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TUESDAY WILL
SEE WINDS INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AND BECOME QUITE GUSTY IN
ADDITION TO SLIGHTLY BETTER CHANCES FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

FORECASTER...BRAUN

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-42 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 23
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST LATE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.27 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST LATE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 23 TO 26
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (25600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (214400 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY NIGHT...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...BRAUN
REQUESTED BY...JOHN WROBLEWSKI
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160522.TRAIN.01/RIW



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