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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Drier and warmer conditions expected as ridge of high pressure
builds into the area. Could see elevated fire weather conditions
Friday and Saturday as afternoon humidities fall to critical
levels. Fortunately, winds should remain under 25 MPH during those
days. Expect fair overnight recoveries in humidity. Next front to
move into the area Sunday.

WYZ301-172200-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......8700-9700 ft AGL increasing to 12400-13900 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (80400 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (158800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........67-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......6800-7700 ft AGL decreasing to 500-1000 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (73300 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (6000
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........14-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4800-5300 ft AGL increasing to 9400-10100 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (42700-88600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

WYZ302-172200-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....72-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......8300-9400 ft AGL increasing to 11400-13300 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (111700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (189500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2100.
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........61-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......6400-7500 ft AGL decreasing to 800-1300 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (68100 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (5800
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....75-81.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4600-5300 ft AGL increasing to 8800-9900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (29400-75000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

WYZ303-172200-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......8500-9100 ft AGL increasing to 11900-12900 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (105000 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (230300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........62-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......6600-7100 ft AGL decreasing to 500-1200 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (93400 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (4300
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........13-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4600-5100 ft AGL increasing to 8900-9800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12400 knot-ft) increasing to good (93400
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.

$$

WYZ304-172200-
Southwest Carbon County-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......8600-9100 ft AGL increasing to 12200-12700 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (61100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (179300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......6500-7000 ft AGL decreasing to 400-900 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (73200 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (2100
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........17 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......4800-5300 ft AGL increasing to 9500-10200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8300 knot-ft) increasing to good (94500
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

WYZ305-172200-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....67-73.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8400-8900 ft AGL increasing to 11000-12400 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (88900 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (182400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......6600-7500 ft AGL decreasing to 1000-3000 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (92800 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (19600
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-76.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4900-5800 ft AGL increasing to 8400-9700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (32200 knot-ft) increasing to good (94200
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

WYZ306-172200-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......8900-9400 ft AGL increasing to 12400-13200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (91200 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (220700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL decreasing to 700-1200 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (73900 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (3700
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4900-5400 ft AGL increasing to 9500-10000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16800 knot-ft) increasing to good (96600
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

WYZ307-172200-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....65-71.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......7900-8700 ft AGL increasing to 10200-11900 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (119100 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (206600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2100.
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6600-7600 ft AGL decreasing to 1800-3800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (111200 knot-ft) decreasing to poor
                    (35600 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-74.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4700-6200 ft AGL increasing to 7900-9200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (43700-88300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

WYZ308-172200-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....73-78.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......8500-9000 ft AGL increasing to 12000-12600 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (103800 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (221500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........66-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......6500-7000 ft AGL decreasing to 400-900 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (77600 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (2800
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........15-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4700-5200 ft AGL increasing to 9300-9900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16900 knot-ft) increasing to good (89100
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs around 80. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

WYZ309-172200-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....74-82.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......8500-9800 ft AGL increasing to 12000-14000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (128000 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (215100 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........60-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph decreasing
                    to 15 mph after midnight.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......6600-7600 ft AGL decreasing to 600-1100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (96100 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (6100
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-84.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-5600 ft AGL increasing to 9500-10800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (36100-83600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.

$$

WYZ310-172200-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......9100-10100 ft AGL increasing to 13000-14500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (83900 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (181400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........67-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......7000-7800 ft AGL decreasing to 300-800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (83300 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (4700
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........21 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4900-5400 ft AGL increasing to 10000-10600 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (48000-80900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ311-172200-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......8500-9700 ft AGL increasing to 12100-13900 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (86700-130800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2100.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......6500-7500 ft AGL decreasing to 600 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (66500 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (3600
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........21 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-5500 ft AGL increasing to 9800-10500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (57000 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (114900 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ312-172200-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....84-89.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......8100-9200 ft AGL increasing to 11500-13100 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (81600 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (136400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........74-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......6100-7000 ft AGL decreasing to 300-800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (59100 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (5000
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........22 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-5500 ft AGL increasing to 10000-10600 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (55900 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (116800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ313-172200-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
245 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....84-89.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......8600-9800 ft AGL increasing to 12300-14000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (91800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (149800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........76-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6500-7500 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (61900 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (3700
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........22 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5100-5600 ft AGL increasing to 10400-10900 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (60800-110500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$


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