Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOOLIGAN SPRINGS...BLM WOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
518 AM MDT THU APR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON APRIL 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...CLOUDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA THIS
MORNING...AS A COLD FRONT QUICKLY MOVES THROUGH THE COWBOY STATE.
SKIES WILL BE OVERCAST BY THE NOON HOUR...WITH ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS POSSIBLE...AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON. THERE
WILL BE A SMALL WINDOW FOR SMOKE DISPERSAL BEFORE THESE CLOUDS
MOVE IN AND THE RAIN/THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP. SKIES WILL QUICKLY
CLEAR OUT THIS EVENING...AND STAY CLEAR THROUGH THE DAY ON FRIDAY.
SURFACE WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

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

FORECASTER...LAVOIE

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    POSSIBLE AFTER 12PM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-37 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND
                    10 MPH BY 12PM. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST BY 12PM.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 18 TO
                    21 MPH BY 12PM.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (21600-44100 KNOT-FT) BETWEEN 9AM-12PM.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT) AFTER 8PM.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-74 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AROUND 13 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (15300-32700 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-17 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST BY 9AM.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400-6400 FT AGL
                    BY 3PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 15
                    TO 18 MPH BY 10AM.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO GOOD (41800-75900 KNOT-FT) BY 12PM.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...LAVOIE
REQUESTED BY...ANDY ROTHLEUTNER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150430.HOOLI.01/RIW







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