Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOOLIGAN SPRINGS RX...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
401 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 MDT ON APRIL 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THURSDAY...WITH
SNOWFALL GENERALLY EXPECTED ABOVE 6500 FT. SNOW SHOWERS WILL
INCREASE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...THOUGH ACCUMULATIONS ARE
NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE SIGNIFICANT. HOWEVER... THESE SHOWERS WILL
BE CONVECTIVE...MEANING THESE SHOWERS MAY PRODUCE MORE SNOWFALL
THAN IS CURRENTLY ANTICIPATED. REGARDLESS...SOME GUSTY WIND WILL
BE PRESENT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH STRENGTHENING NORTHWEST
FLOW. WIND IS EXPECTED TO RELAX THURSDAY EVENING AND REMAIN
GENERALLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

FORECASTER...BRANHAM

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED SNOW
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO SCATTERED
                    SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-35 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AFTER 1200.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.7 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600-6600 FT AGL
                    BY 1500.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 13 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (54100-83000 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE...DECREASING TO ISOLATED
                    SNOW SHOWERS BY 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-71 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH AND GUSTY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH
                    BY 2200.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.8 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 3400-4400 FT AGL BY 0300.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 18 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (32500-57900 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-39.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-32 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST BY
                    1100.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 12 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (43900-51400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...BRANHAM
REQUESTED BY...SAGE DECKER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150402.HOOLI.01/RIW





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