Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SCEN AND SERN MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
   SATURDAY EVENING FOR MOST OF SOUTHEAST MONTANA... PORTIONS OF
   NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA... AND ALL OF SHERIDAN COUNTY WYOMING...

...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT TODAY...

...COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...

HOT AND DRY TODAY...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S TO LOW
100S AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL BELOW 20 PERCENT.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...STRONGEST
STORMS ANTICIPATED TO BE OVER EASTERN MONTANA. WIND WILL INCREASE
ABOVE 20 MPH WITH A COLD FRONT PASSAGE NEAR THE BEARTOOTHS VERY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SATURDAY...WIDESPREAD GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
AND HUMIDITY BETWEEN 15-20 PERCENT BEHIND A COLD FRONT HAS
PROMPTED AN ISSUANCE OF A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHEAST
MONTANA..NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA...AND SHERIDAN COUNTY.
ARTHUR/WALSH

MTZ123-222230-
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-95 AT 5000 FEET...78-88 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...14-23 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE
   AFTERNOON INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-55 AT 5000 FEET...40-50 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........64-74 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
   35 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-82 AT 5000 FEET...64-74 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-23 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
   35 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 52. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 79 TO 87. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
46 TO 56. HIGHS 84 TO 92. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 83 TO 91. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 82 TO 90.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 77 TO 85.

$$

MTZ124-222230-
WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......90-95.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-24 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-54.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-71 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
   OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-82.
*   24 HR TREND.........13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-27 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
   IN THE MORNING.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 51. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS 82 TO 87. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
50 TO 55. HIGHS 88 TO 93. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 86 TO 91. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 85 TO 90.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 80 TO 85.

$$

MTZ125-222230-
STILLWATER COUNTY-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......93-98.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......54-59.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........57-62 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
   OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-84.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51 TO 56. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 82 TO 87. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
55 TO 60. HIGHS 88 TO 93. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 86 TO 91.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 87 TO 92.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 79 TO 84.

$$

MTZ126-222230-
BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-95 AT 5000 FEET...79-89 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-58 AT 5000 FEET...43-53 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........53-60 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
   35 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......75-82 AT 5000 FEET...66-76 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-23 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 52 TO 58. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 60. HIGHS 80 TO 87. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
55 TO 62. HIGHS 83 TO 91. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 62. HIGHS 85 TO 92. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 55 TO 61. HIGHS 83 TO 91.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 77 TO 85.

$$

MTZ127-222230-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......91-96.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......58-63.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........53-58 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WINDY OVERNIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH
   IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
   45 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-81.
*   24 HR TREND.........15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-27 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
   30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 58 TO 63. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 87 TO 92. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 87 TO 92. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 84 TO 89.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 79 TO 84.

$$

MTZ128-222230-
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......97-102.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......60-65.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........48-53 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WINDY OVERNIGHT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN
   THE EVENING INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 40 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89.
*   24 HR TREND.........13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-21 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
   30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 56 TO 61. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 88 TO 93. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 92 TO 97. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 92 TO 97. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 91 TO 96.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 85 TO 90.

$$

MTZ129-222230-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-98 AT 5000 FEET...80-86 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...15-20 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......54-60 AT 5000 FEET...50-55 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........55-64 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...63-71 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WINDY OVERNIGHT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN
   THE EVENING INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
   MPH OVERNIGHT.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-84 AT 5000 FEET...66-74 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-25 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...23-28 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 35 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 54 TO 60. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 64. HIGHS 79 TO 89. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
57 TO 65. HIGHS 84 TO 94. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 57 TO 65. HIGHS 83 TO 93. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 57 TO 65. HIGHS 83 TO 93.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 85.

$$

MTZ130-222230-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......97-102.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-21 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......61-66.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-65 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH
   OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87.
*   24 HR TREND.........15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-27 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 57 TO 62. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 87 TO 92. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 92 TO 97. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 92 TO 97. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 90 TO 95.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 85 TO 90.

$$

MTZ131-222230-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......100-105.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........11-16 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......60-65.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........58-63 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH
   OVERNIGHT.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-88.
*   24 HR TREND.........17 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 30 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 54 TO 59. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 87 TO 92. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
57 TO 62. HIGHS 93 TO 98. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 92 TO 97. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 91 TO 96.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 86 TO 91.

$$

MTZ132-222230-
CUSTER COUNTY-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......97-102.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
  SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......62-67.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-75 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*   24 HR TREND.........17 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-29 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 56 TO 61. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 83 TO 88. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
61 TO 66. HIGHS 89 TO 94. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 62 TO 67. HIGHS 89 TO 94. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 87 TO 92.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 83 TO 88.

$$

MTZ133-222230-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......96-101.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
  SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......61-66.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-79 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-88.
*   24 HR TREND.........13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-24 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH
   GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........4.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
56 TO 61. HIGHS 83 TO 88. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
60 TO 65. HIGHS 91 TO 96. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 89 TO 94. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 88 TO 93.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 84 TO 89.

$$

WYZ274-222230-
SHERIDAN COUNTY-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......92-97.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........63-68 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 89 TO 94. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
53 TO 58. HIGHS 93 TO 98. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 94 TO 99. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 93 TO 98.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 86 TO 91.

$$

WYZ284-222230-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
1139 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-81.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......42-47.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-72 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
   OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-72.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-26 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 46. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
42 TO 47. HIGHS 72 TO 77. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
44 TO 49. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 76 TO 81.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 69 TO 74.

$$

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