Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BITTER CREEK...BLM RAD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
633 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1806 MDT ON JULY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WEST OF THE FIRE SITE COULD SPREAD
WEST TO SOUTHWEST OUTFLOW WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THIS
EVENING. OTHERWISE...EXPECT GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHWEST
WINDS...ESPECIALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A DRY COLD FRONT APPROACHING WYOMING
FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL BRING INCREASING WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS MONDAY
WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE BY NOON AND CONTINUING INTO THE
EVENING.

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

FORECASTER...HATTINGS

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH AND GUSTY.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11100-12100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2200-2700 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (200300 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO FAIR
                    (47300 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 12 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
                    MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 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.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8800 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 24 TO 28 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 36 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (140900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (248200 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY NIGHT...
COLDER...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 17 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HATTINGS
REQUESTED BY...CAROL COX
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150726.BITTE.01/RIW


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