Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Sawmill Fire...Carbon County
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1101 PM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 2300 MDT on April 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (307) 772-2227, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 4 PM MDT TUESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
Winds to remain elevated overnight ahead of a cold front moving into
central Sweetwater County at this time. This front looks to pass the
Saratoga area around 7AM Tuesday with winds shifting from the south
to the west. Increasing chances for rain and snow behind the front
with colder temperatures. Most crucial winds to occur just ahead of the
front between 3AM and 7AM and then a few hours after the front passes.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CWR.................2 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........52 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Breezy. South winds 14 to 20 mph. Gusts up to
                    35 mph increasing to 40 mph after midnight. Southwest
                    25 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph after 4AM.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to fair (18600-29300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers likely in the morning,
                    then chance of snow showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
CWR.................35 percent.
LAL.................2.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........33 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........West winds 30 to 35mph. Gusts up to 60 mph after
                    sunrise through noon. Decreasing to 35 mph in
                    the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 16500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent to excellent (196000-500000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...Claycomb
Requested by...Pat Binning
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1806813.0/CYS
.EMAIL pevini53@gmail.com



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