Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Spot Forecast for Skyes Spring...Billings BLM
National Weather Service Riverton WY
204 PM MST Wed Feb 14 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1400 MST on February 14.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A Canadian cold front over southern Montana will move
south through the burn area this evening (19:00) MST with snow moving
in at this time expected to increase through the evening
into mid day Thursday with colder temperatures and higher humidity and
falling Mixing heights.

...Thunderstorms imply strong gusty and erratic winds...
...Haines index is high level haines both day and night...

FORECASTER...C.Baker

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of snow
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....34-37.
Min humidity........46-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 5-9 mph.
Mixing height.......500-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 12 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of snow early in
                    the evening, then snow likely in the late
                    evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....12-15.
Max humidity........81-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 4-7 mph becoming northeast
                    8 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......500-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northeast 17
                    to 26 mph after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of snow through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....15-18.
Min humidity........57-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 17 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph until late afternoon becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 5-9 mph by 1600 MST.
Mixing height....... increasing to 1500-2000 ft AGL by 1200.
Transport winds.....North 22 to 26 mph shifting to the northeast
                    around 15 mph late in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Partly cloudy. Lows around 4. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows around 4.
Highs in the mid 20s. South winds around 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 14. Highs in the
lower 30s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 20s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...C.Baker
Requested by...Isaac Wald
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1801963.0/RIW
.EMAIL iwald@blm.gov


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