Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LAVA MTN...USFS SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
201 PM MDT SAT JUL 16 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1346 MDT ON JULY 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...RATHER STRONG WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN OVER
THE FIRE AREA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE AIR MASS WILL BE FAIRLY DRY WITH
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS
THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  STRONG
WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT WITH THUNDERSTORMS.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE LOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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

FORECASTER...C.BAKER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH AND GUSTY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH BY 22:00.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH
                    BY 22:00.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) BY 13:00. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73 TO 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
                    GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH BY NOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WINDS WEST AT 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WINDS WEST AT 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...C.BAKER
REQUESTED BY...FRANCHINI
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160716.LAVAM.01/RIW



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