182  
FNUS75 KCYS 190944  
FWSCYS  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BADGER CREEK...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY  
344 AM MDT THU JUL 19 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0500 MDT ON JULY 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UN-REPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (307) 772-2227, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT  
THIS EVENING...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY AND WARM WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH FRIDAY AS A RIDGE ALOFT  
DOMINATES THE DISTRICT. CRITICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR  
FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM TODAY DUE TO HUMIDITIES BELOW 15 PERCENT AND  
WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 25 MPH. ALTHOUGH HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN  
LOW FRIDAY AFTERNOON, FORTUNATELY, WIND GUSTS SHOULD REMAIN UNDER  
25 MPH.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.  
MIN HUMIDITY........12 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 12 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 32  
MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (186800 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 16 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (47400-64400 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.  
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5  
TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (120100 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...RUBIN  
REQUESTED BY...JOSH SCHAK  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1812385.4/CYS  
.DELDT 07/19/18  
.EMAIL BADGERCREEKPLANS@GMAIL.COM  
 
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