Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
000
FNUS75 KRIW 260934
FWSRIW

SPOT FORECAST FOR HUNTER PEAK...WY-SHF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
334 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2126 MDT ON AUGUST 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A COOL UPPER TROUGH WILL LINGER OVER THE AREA FOR
ONE MORE DAY, BRINGING ISOLATED MORNING SHOWERS, THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. THIS ACTIVITY
SHOULD MOSTLY END BY SUNSET. A MUCH DRIER AND WARMER WESTERLY FLOW
WILL RETURN ON SATURDAY WITH GUSTY WEST WIND IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.

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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    IN THE MORNING.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-59 AT 8500 FEET.  65-68 AT 7000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-40 PERCENT AT 8500 FEET. 29-32 PERCENT AT 7000 FEET.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST SOUTHWEST 6-10 MPH.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...
                    INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST SOUTHWEST 5-9 MPH IN THE MORNING.
                    WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    VERY GOOD (101400 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) EARLY EVENING WITH
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  DECREASING CLOUDS
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-79 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH SOUTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                    WEST 6 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                    WEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL UNTIL SUNSET...DECREASING TO
                    500 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (44800 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (3600
                    KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING.
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-61 AT 8500 FEET.  76-79 AT 7000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-23 PERCENT AT 8500 FEET. 14-17 PERCENT AT 7000 FEET.

20 FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH INCREASING TO NEAR 15 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (11200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (178000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...LANN MOORE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160825.HUNTE.01/RIW



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.