Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH LITTLE MTN RX...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
156 PM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 MDT ON APRIL 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...GRADUAL COOLING TREND TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT SAGS
SOUTH EARLY WITH A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH EXPECTED BETWEEN 1700
AND 1800 TONIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BE LAGGING BEHIND WITH
DOWNSLOPING EXPECTED TO KEEP THE AREA LARGELY DRY UNTIL ABOUT 1500.
WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING BUT WILL NOT
BEGIN GUSTING OVER 20 MPH UNTIL AROUND 1600. WINDS WILL BECOME
VERY GUSTY AFTER 2000...WITH SOME GUSTS OVER 35 MPH FROM THE
NORTHEAST. GUSTY WIND AND OCCASIONAL SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE BEST CHANCE FOR RAIN AND SNOW FROM
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. MUCH CALMER AND COOL ON
MONDAY WITH LIGHT WIND.

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

FORECASTER...ALLEN

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-58 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 16 MPH UNTIL 1700.
                    THEN NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 18 MPH UNTIL 2000.
                    THEN NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 7 TO 12 MPH AFTER
                    2000.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH UNTIL 2000.
                    THEN NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH AFTER 2000.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR BY 2000...THEN POOR BY MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING.
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1500.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-40 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL 1200.
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 8 TO 13 MPH AFTER 1200
                    WITH GUSTS TO 18 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH AFTER 1600.

RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200-4700 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHEAST
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR TO GOOD BY 1200 (40500-81300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...CHANGING
TO SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 25-30. NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND
10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE DAY.  HIGHS AROUND 35.
NORTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS 45-50.
WIND GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 50-55.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...ALLEN
REQUESTED BY...MARINO
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140412.NORTH.01/RIW






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