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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A weak disturbance aloft will bring a continued chance for light
showers and an isolated thunderstorm today for zones 123-129, as
well as 274, with a chance for showers and an isolated
thunderstorm across the entire district Saturday. Winds will be
much lighter except from about Rosebud County east where gusty
northwest winds will continue. Highs today will be in the 60s with
lower 70s for Saturday. Afternoon humidities both days will be
around 30 percent. A warming trend will begin Saturday and persist
into next week with no big storm systems expected. However, daily
chances for showers and thunderstorms can be expected. Hooley

MTZ123-262215-
Gallatin National Forest-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
  isolated rain showers in the morning...then scattered rain
  showers with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-60 at 5000 feet...42-52 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........38-48 percent at 5000 feet...49-59 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.......32-40 at 5000 feet...26-36 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........80-90 percent at 5000 feet...77-87 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........East winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   evening...becoming west overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms with
  isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......60-69 at 5000 feet...52-62 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-34 percent at 5000 feet...37-47 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 37 to 45.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37 to 46. Highs 64 to 73. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
38 to 47. Highs 64 to 74. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40 to 49. Highs 68 to 76. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 70 to 80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 to 79.

$$

MTZ124-262215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........36-41 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms with
  isolated rain showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........80-85 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 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 40 to 45. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40 to 45. Highs 69 to 74. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
41 to 46. Highs 69 to 74. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 42 to 47. Highs 73 to 78. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48. Highs 75 to 80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 to 80.

$$

MTZ125-262215-
Stillwater County-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........40-45 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........74-79 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 43 to 48.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 43 to 48. Highs 68 to 73. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
43 to 48. Highs 68 to 73. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45 to 50. Highs 73 to 78. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 46 to 51. Highs 75 to 80.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 to 80.

$$

MTZ126-262215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain
  showers in the morning...then numerous rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-60 at 5000 feet...43-53 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........41-51 percent at 5000 feet...51-61 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers, snow
  showers with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then
  isolated rain and snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......37-44 at 5000 feet...27-37 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........70-80 percent at 5000 feet...75-85 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......60-69 at 5000 feet...49-59 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-37 percent at 5000 feet...41-51 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 43 to 48.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 43 to 50. Highs 65 to 75. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
43 to 51. Highs 63 to 73. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45 to 53. Highs 69 to 77. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 47 to 54. Highs 72 to 82.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 74 to 84.

$$

MTZ127-262215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms with
  isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 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 48 to 53. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48 to 53. Highs 68 to 73. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
48 to 53. Highs 67 to 72. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs 71 to 76.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 52 to 57. Highs 75 to 80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 to 80.

$$

MTZ128-262215-
Yellowstone County-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms with
  isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   evening...becoming west 5 to 15 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......70-75.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 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 47 to 52. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 47 to 52. Highs 73 to 78. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
47 to 52. Highs 73 to 78. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 77 to 82.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs 80 to 85.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 to 85.

$$

MTZ129-262215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms with
  isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-60 at 5000 feet...45-51 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-55 percent at 5000 feet...56-65 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......37-44 at 5000 feet...34-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........71-81 percent at 5000 feet...76-86 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......58-68 at 5000 feet...53-59 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-41 percent at 5000 feet...39-45 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 48. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 41 to 48. Highs 63 to 73. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
42 to 50. Highs 62 to 72. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 53. Highs 67 to 77.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 54. Highs 70 to 80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 71 to 81.

$$

MTZ130-262215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........81-86 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......70-75.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 51. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
45 to 50. Highs 74 to 79. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 73 to 78. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 52. Highs 77 to 82. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. Highs 81 to 86.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 81 to 86.

$$

MTZ131-262215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........80-85 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 42 to 47. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
41 to 46. Highs 71 to 76. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 71 to 76. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 48. Highs 74 to 79. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 51. Highs 78 to 83.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 79 to 84.

$$

MTZ132-262215-
Custer County-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......44-49.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
44 to 49. Highs 69 to 74. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 67 to 72. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 71 to 76. East
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. Highs 76 to 81.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 82.

$$

MTZ133-262215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny.
* Max temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
42 to 47. Highs 69 to 74. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 66 to 71. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 69 to 74. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 74 to 79.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 76 to 81.

$$

WYZ274-262215-
Sheridan County-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........83-88 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........36-41 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 41 to 46.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40 to 45. Highs 69 to 74. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
40 to 45. Highs 70 to 75. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 74 to 79.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 78 to 83.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 78 to 83.

$$

WYZ284-262215-
Bighorn National Forest-
340 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the morning...then numerous rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers, snow
  showers with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then
  isolated snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........86-91 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the morning...then numerous rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........44-49 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32 to
37. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 31 to 36. Highs 52 to 57. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 32 to 37. Highs 52 to 57. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35 to 40. Highs 58 to 63. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37 to 42. Highs 60 to 65.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 61 to 66.

$$

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