Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Spot Forecast for Currant Creek Pile RX...BLM RSD
National Weather Service Riverton WY
406 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 MDT on March 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...An upper level low pressure system will move into
the Four Corners region today. This system will bring periods of
rain/snow mix in the morning, changing to snow in the afternoon as
a cooler northerly flow develops. Additional precipitation will
likely range from 0.25 to 0.50 of an inch with an inch or two or
wet snow. Snow will taper off this evening with dry and milder
conditions expected on Friday.

...Thunderstorms imply strong gusty and erratic winds...
...Haines index is high level haines both day and night...

FORECASTER...Meunier

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Periods of a rain and snow mix this morning,
                    possibly with an isolated thunderstorm.  Periods of mainly wet
                    snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-41.
Min humidity........72-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......southeast 3-6 mph until 0900L, becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon. Gusts 15-20 mph in the afternoon.
Ridge top winds.....South to southwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning shifting to the north
                    late in the afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Chc of wetting rain.Near 100 percent.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north 20
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (80-90 percent). Numerous snow showers in
                    the evening, then scattered snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....26-29.
Max humidity........93-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Gusts 15 to 20 mph
                    in the evening.
Ridge top winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph decreasing to around 15
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Chc of wetting rain.64 percent.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph in the evening becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph
                    after midnight. west 17 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to poor.

.FORECAST DAYS 2 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY and Friday Night...
Mostly Sunny in the morning becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs 44 to 48.
Lows in the lower 30s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Cloudy with scattered showers and snow showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 50. Winds generally less than
10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Meunier
Requested by...Bradley Weller
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704915.1/RIW
.EMAIL bweller@blm.gov


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