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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Storm system impacting extreme southern Montana and Sheridan
County and the Big Horn Mountains will shift eastward today
causing heaviest precipitation to end. Wednesday sees another
warmer conditions with afternoon showers before another unsettled
period of weather arrives for Thursday through Saturday with
easterly low level flow dominating. This will keep humidity high
and temperatures unseasonably cool with periods of rain or
mountain snow. The longer term trends are for slightly drier
weather but continued cool next week. borsum
MTZ123-252215-
Gallatin National Forest-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow likely. Rain likely in the
  morning...then Numerous rain showers with isolated thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......39-49 at 5000 feet...33-43 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........56-66 percent at 5000 feet...64-74 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........East winds 5 to 15 mph in the
   morning...becoming south in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers, snow
  showers with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then
  Isolated snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......27-32 at 5000 feet...18-28 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........87-97 percent at 5000 feet...89-99 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the morning...then Numerous rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......43-53 at 5000 feet...36-46 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-55 percent at 5000 feet...53-63 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 27 to 35. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows 25 to
35. Highs 37 to 47. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows 25 to 31.
Highs 36 to 46. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 31. Highs 41 to 51. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 35. Highs 45 to 55.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Highs
45 to 55.

$$

MTZ124-252215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers in
  the morning...then Scattered rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers, snow
  showers with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then
  Isolated snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........93-98 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the morning...then Numerous rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers, snow showers
with isolated thunderstorms. Lows 31 to 36. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows 29 to
34. Highs 43 to 48. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 41 to 46. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 48 to 53. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 54 to 59.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 53 to 58.

$$

MTZ125-252215-
Stillwater County-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow and rain in the morning...then
  Scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........65-70 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Scattered rain showers in the evening.
  Mostly cloudy with Scattered snow showers.
* Min temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........84-89 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........23 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 38. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow showers.
Lows 31 to 36. Highs 44 to 49. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 29 to 34.
Highs 41 to 46. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 47 to 52. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 54 to 59.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 53 to 58.

$$

MTZ126-252215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow in the morning...then
  Scattered snow and rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......35-45 at 5000 feet...29-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........54-64 percent at 5000 feet...59-69 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................90 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered snow showers.
* Min temperature.......29-34 at 5000 feet...21-31 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........84-94 percent at 5000 feet...87-97 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the morning...then Numerous rain and snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......47-57 at 5000 feet...39-49 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........40-50 percent at 5000 feet...51-61 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows
32 to 37. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 28 to 37. Highs
39 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 27 to 34. Highs
35 to 43. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 26 to 33.
Highs 39 to 49. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 37. Highs 47 to 56.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Highs
46 to 56.

$$

MTZ127-252215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with Scattered snow showers.
  Isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........56-61 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain
  showers in the evening...then Isolated snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........91-96 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......49-54.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 32 to 37. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows 32 to
37. Highs 40 to 45. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Highs 41 to 46. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 46 to 51. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs
52 to 57.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 52 to 57.

$$

MTZ128-252215-
Yellowstone County-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Scattered snow showers in the morning.
  Cloudy with Scattered rain showers.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........15 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated snow showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........88-93 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........39-44 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to
40. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler, cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 45 to 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow showers.
Lows 33 to 38. Highs 44 to 49. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
50 to 55. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
57 to 62.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 57 to 62.

$$

MTZ129-252215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow in the morning...then
  Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......31-40 at 5000 feet...28-34 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........27 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph in the morning...diminishing to 5 to 15 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............North 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................80 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......26-31 at 5000 feet...24-29 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........89-99 percent at 5000 feet...87-96 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......45-55 at 5000 feet...41-47 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........15 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........46-56 percent at 5000 feet...54-59 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........25 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 28 to 36. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows 26 to
36. Highs 35 to 45. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows 25 to 34.
Highs 34 to 44. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 32. Highs 38 to 48. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 37. Highs 45 to 55.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 45 to 55.

$$

MTZ130-252215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......29-34.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........91-96 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........35-40 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to
39. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 49 to
54. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow showers.
Lows 34 to 39. Highs 48 to 53. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
52 to 57. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
59 to 64.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 58 to 63.

$$

MTZ131-252215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow in the morning...then rain and
  snow likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........21 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........20 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the morning.
*  Ridgetop.............Northeast 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......22-27.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........100 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........East winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   evening...becoming south overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........53-58 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 30 to
35. Highs 44 to 49. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 30 to 35.
Highs 41 to 46. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 46 to 51. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 37. Highs 53 to 58.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 56 to 61.

$$

MTZ132-252215-
Custer County-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy.
* Max temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........53-58 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......24-29.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........88-93 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........36-41 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 30 to 35. Southeast winds
10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Highs 48 to 53. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 46 to 51. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 48 to 53. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
54 to 59.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ133-252215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with Scattered snow showers.
  Isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........18 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........62-67 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......22-27.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........94-99 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 48 to 53. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 29 to 34.
Highs 47 to 52. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 50 to 55.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 54 to 59.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 56 to 61.

$$

WYZ274-252215-
Sheridan County-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow in the morning...then snow
  likely and Scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........21 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........78-83 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........35 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph in the morning...diminishing to 10 to 20 mph in
   the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................90 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......23-28.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........100 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........East winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   evening...becoming south overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........52-57 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........26 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming southeast in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 31 to 36. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow showers.
Lows 31 to 36. Highs 42 to 47. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 30 to 35.
Highs 40 to 45. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 33. Highs 45 to 50. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 36. Highs 51 to 56.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

WYZ284-252215-
Bighorn National Forest-
717 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow.
* Max temperature.......26-31.
*   24 hr trend.........15 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........80-85 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........39 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................100 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......16-21.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........94-99 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning...then Scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........22 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows
22 to 27. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 20 to 25. Highs 30 to 35.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 17 to 22. Highs
27 to 32. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 14 to 19.
Highs 31 to 36. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Highs 37 to 42.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Highs
38 to 43.

$$

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