Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOOLIGAN SPRINGS...BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
410 AM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A MUCH WARMER AND DRIER WESTERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH ABUNDANT SUNSHINE. GOOD SMOKE DISPERSAL
IS EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON. WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE ON SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTH ACROSS THE
AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.


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

FORECASTER...MEUNIER

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH OR WEST SOUTHWEST AFTER 0900.
                    GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800-7800 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING WEST
                    15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 0900...INCREASING TO GOOD EARLY AFTERNOON
                    (56500-89800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........44-47 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST 5-9 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1900-2600 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO FAIR UNTIL SUNSET OR 8 PM...THEN
                    BECOMING POOR.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-16 PERCENT.

20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY OR WEST 5-10 MPH AFTER 0900...GUSTS
                    TO 15 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700-7700 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (51500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    (112800 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...MEUNIER
REQUESTED BY...ANDY ROTHLEUTNER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.HOOLI.01/RIW






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