Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SCEN AND SERN MONTANA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
UPDATED THE FORECAST THIS MORNING TO ACCOUNT FOR SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST MONTANA. ACTIVITY SHOULD
DECREASE OVER THE SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON...AFTER THE DISTURBANCE
GENERATING CURRENT ACTIVITY MOVES INTO THE DAKOTAS. ANOTHER ROUND
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDESTORMS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WITH THE NEXT DISTURBANCE MOVING IN. STORMS WILL BE WET WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR GUSTY WINDS. TWH

PREVIOUS DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE DISTRICT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY...AS A FEW WEATHER DISTURBANCES MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA. CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINS WILL BE HIGHER THAN
THEY HAVE BEEN RECENTLY. SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITIES IN
THE 20S AND 30S WILL OCCUR TODAY AND THURSDAY. DRIER AND WARMER
WEATHER WILL RETURN LATE IN THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. ARTHUR

MTZ123-272215-
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-87 AT 5000 FEET...69-79 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-31 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-57 AT 5000 FEET...44-54 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........80-90 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*  RIDGETOP.............EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......75-84 AT 5000 FEET...66-76 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-35 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 49 TO 56. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 80 TO 88. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO 61.
HIGHS 84 TO 93. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 62.
HIGHS 82 TO 92. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
49 TO 59. HIGHS 80 TO 89.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 80 TO
87.

$$

MTZ124-272215-
WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-84.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-38 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........92-97 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   BECOMING LIGHT OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........35-40 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 49 TO 54. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 83 TO 88. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57.
HIGHS 89 TO 94. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57.
HIGHS 88 TO 93. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
50 TO 55. HIGHS 85 TO 90.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 81 TO 86.

$$

MTZ125-272215-
STILLWATER COUNTY-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-86.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-33 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........80-85 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-37 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53 TO 58. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 83 TO 88. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64.
HIGHS 89 TO 94. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64.
HIGHS 89 TO 94. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
55 TO 60. HIGHS 87 TO 92.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 84 TO 89.

$$

MTZ126-272215-
BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-85 AT 5000 FEET...67-77 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-33 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...34-41 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......56-61 AT 5000 FEET...47-57 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-79 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-81 AT 5000 FEET...66-76 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-40 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
54 TO 63. HIGHS 79 TO 87. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 58 TO 67. HIGHS 85 TO 92. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED
SHOWERS. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 86 TO 92. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 55 TO 63. HIGHS 82 TO 90.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 80 TO 90.

$$

MTZ127-272215-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-82.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........35-40 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......60-65.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........84-89 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-81.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-41 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 81 TO 86. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 63 TO 68. HIGHS 89 TO 94. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 68.
HIGHS 88 TO 93. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
61 TO 66. HIGHS 83 TO 88.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 81 TO 86.

$$

MTZ128-272215-
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-32 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE
   MORNING SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......60-65.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-83 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-34 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 87 TO 92. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 62 TO 67. HIGHS 94 TO 99.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 68.
HIGHS 95 TO 100. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
60 TO 65. HIGHS 88 TO 93.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 89 TO 94.

$$

MTZ129-272215-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-86 AT 5000 FEET...69-76 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-37 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...36-41 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............LIGHT WINDS.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......57-62 AT 5000 FEET...53-58 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........71-81 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-83 AT 5000 FEET...65-73 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-42 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...42-50 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 61. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 56 TO 65. HIGHS 79 TO 89. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61 TO 71. HIGHS 85 TO 95. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 71.
HIGHS 86 TO 96. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
56 TO 65. HIGHS 82 TO 92.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 81 TO 91.

$$

MTZ130-272215-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-88.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-36 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......59-64.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........91-96 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-86.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-38 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 85 TO 90. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 63 TO 68. HIGHS 93 TO 98.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 68.
HIGHS 97 TO 102. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
60 TO 65. HIGHS 91 TO 96.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 89 TO 94.

$$

MTZ131-272215-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-31 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......59-64.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-86 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-34 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 61. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 85 TO 90. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 93 TO 98.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 62 TO 67.
HIGHS 97 TO 102. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
59 TO 64. HIGHS 91 TO 96.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 90 TO 95.

$$

MTZ132-272215-
CUSTER COUNTY-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-84.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-43 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.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......59-64.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........88-93 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-41 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 62. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 62 TO 67. HIGHS 88 TO 93.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 65 TO 70.
HIGHS 93 TO 98. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
61 TO 67. HIGHS 88 TO 93.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 87 TO 92.

$$

MTZ133-272215-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-42 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........89-94 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-43 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
57 TO 62. HIGHS 81 TO 86. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 89 TO 94.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 68.
HIGHS 93 TO 98. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 62 TO 67. HIGHS 93 TO 98.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 88 TO
93.

$$

WYZ274-272215-
SHERIDAN COUNTY-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-92.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-30 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........LIGHT WINDS LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING
   NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............LIGHT WINDS.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........77-82 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-35 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 88 TO 93. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60.
HIGHS 94 TO 99. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 62.
HIGHS 97 TO 102. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
55 TO 60. HIGHS 91 TO 96.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 90 TO 95.

$$

WYZ284-272215-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
945 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-73.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........35-40 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......LIGHT WINDS LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING
   NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......44-49.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-86 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......65-70.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........44-49 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 47. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 69 TO 74. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 76 TO 81. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED
SHOWERS. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS 76 TO 81. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
46 TO 51. HIGHS 74 TO 79.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 71 TO 76.

$$

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