Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR TEE PEE...BLM RSD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
422 AM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0600 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

THE WEATHER PATTERN REMAINS UNCHANGED WITH SIMILAR CONDITIONS TO
WHAT OCCURRED YESTERDAY. SLIGHTLY COOLER AND A TAD HIGHER RH IS
EXPECTED FRIDAY.  BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR BOTH
DAYS WITH FRIDAY SEEING SLIGHTLY STRONGER WINDS. ISOLATED AFTERNOON
AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED BOTH DAYS WITH GUSTY WINDS
AND LIGHTNING BEING THE MAIN HAZARDS. A MAJOR COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP
ACROSS THE FIRE SITE SATURDAY EVENING...WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY AHEAD AND ALONG THE FRONT. WINDY SOUTHWEST
WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WILL SHIFT AND BECOME STRONGER FROM
THE WEST IN WAKE OF THE FRONT. A COOL AND BREEZY DAY WILL OCCUR
SUNDAY.

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

FORECASTER...MURRELL

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). AN ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH BY AROUND NOON. GUSTS
                    25-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTIER AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BY NOON. GUSTS 25-30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 2 PM...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10-15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH BY NOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). A VERY ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORM IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52.
MAX HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 5-10 MPH
                    BY AROUND 9 PM.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 9 PM...THEN 1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1500-2500 FT AGL BY 8 PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO POOR BY 8 PM.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). AN ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORM IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH
                    BY AROUND NOON. GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTIER AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR ANY
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO 20-25 MPH
                    FROM THE SOUTHWEST BY AROUND NOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.NEAR ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6000-7000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    25-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15-20 MPH...SWITCHING TO
THE WEST 25-35 MPH SATURDAY EVENING.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.

.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MURRELL
REQUESTED BY...ASHLEY EPRIGHT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150902.TEEPE.01/RIW


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