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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

...Increasing Thunderstorm Activity Thursday...

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue to
spread east over the districts this evening. Humidity recoveries
tonight are expected to be moderate to good. Gusty ridgetop winds
are expected over SE Montana tonight as a low level jet develops.
Unsettled weather will continue Thursday as a stronger series of
disturbances bring increased coverage of thunderstorms. Some of
these storms may be stronger with some small hail and strong wind
gusts. However, there will be a better chance of wetting rain.
Seasonal temperatures and late day showers/thunderstorms will
continue Friday and into the weekend. BT

MTZ123-271030-
Gallatin National Forest-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......53-61 at 5000 feet...48-58 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........79-89 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......75-85 at 5000 feet...68-78 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-40 percent at 5000 feet...36-46 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......52-61 at 5000 feet...46-56 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........71-81 percent at 5000 feet...76-86 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......76-86 at 5000 feet...69-79 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........28-38 percent at 5000 feet...33-43 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 51 to 59. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 59. Highs 78 to 88.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51 to 59. Highs 80 to 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51 to 59. Highs 80 to 90. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
50 to 59. Highs 79 to 89.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
79 to 89.

$$

MTZ124-271030-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........75-80 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......85-90.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 54 to 59. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60. Highs 85 to 90. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55 to 60. Highs 86 to 91. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 59. Highs 86 to 91. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
53 to 58. Highs 86 to 91.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 87 to 92.

$$

MTZ125-271030-
Stillwater County-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Isolated thunderstorms.
  Scattered rain showers in the evening...then isolated rain
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......60-65.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny with Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then partly sunny with Scattered
  rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......84-89.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......59-64.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......83-88.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 58 to 63. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57 to 62. Highs 83 to 88. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57 to 62. Highs 84 to 89. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 63. Highs 84 to 89. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 58 to 63. Highs 85 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
85 to 90.

$$

MTZ126-271030-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Isolated thunderstorms.
  Scattered rain showers in the evening...then isolated rain
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......59-64 at 5000 feet...50-60 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........58-67 percent at 5000 feet...69-79 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny with Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then partly sunny with Scattered
  rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......79-88 at 5000 feet...69-79 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-31 percent at 5000 feet...35-45 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming northeast in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......60-65 at 5000 feet...49-59 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........56-66 percent at 5000 feet...67-77 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning...then Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......80-87 at 5000 feet...70-80 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-30 percent at 5000 feet...33-43 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 59 to 64. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56 to 64. Highs 80 to 88. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56 to 64. Highs 81 to 88. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
59 to 64. Highs 80 to 89. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 59 to 64. Highs 79 to 87.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 81 to 89.

$$

MTZ127-271030-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with isolated rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........51-56 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated rain showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......85-90.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with Isolated rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........56-61 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   evening...becoming west 5 to 15 mph overnight.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........19-24 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph in the
   morning...becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 to 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 64 to 69. Highs 85 to 90. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
64 to 69. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 64 to 69. Highs 86 to 91. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 63 to 68. Highs 84 to 89.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ128-271030-
Yellowstone County-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with isolated rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated rain showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......89-94.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with Isolated rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......90-95.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph in the
   morning...becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 62 to 67. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 62 to 67. Highs 89 to 94.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
62 to 67. Highs 89 to 94. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 62 to 67. Highs 90 to 95. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 62 to 67. Highs 89 to 94.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 88 to 93.

$$

MTZ129-271030-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with isolated rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......60-67 at 5000 feet...57-62 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........58-68 percent at 5000 feet...60-70 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny. Isolated rain showers. Isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......79-89 at 5000 feet...73-80 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-34 percent at 5000 feet...31-36 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming west in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......60-65 at 5000 feet...57-62 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........65-70 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......79-89 at 5000 feet...74-81 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-32 percent at 5000 feet...30-35 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 66. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 58 to 66. Highs 77 to 87. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 65. Highs 78 to 87. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
59 to 65. Highs 78 to 88. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 58 to 64. Highs 78 to 88.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 87.

$$

MTZ130-271030-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with Isolated thunderstorms
  with isolated rain showers.
* Min temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-65 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated rain showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......91-96.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Isolated rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........67-72 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......93-98.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 65 to 70. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 65 to 70. Highs 92 to 97. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
66 to 71. Highs 90 to 95. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
65 to 70. Highs 92 to 97. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 64 to 69. Highs 91 to 96.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 91 to 96.

$$

MTZ131-271030-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with isolated rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny. Isolated rain showers. Isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......89-94.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......61-66.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........81-86 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......89-94.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming northwest in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 60 to 65. Highs 89 to 94. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61 to 66. Highs 88 to 93. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61 to 66. Highs 88 to 93. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 59 to 64. Highs 89 to 94.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 94.

$$

MTZ132-271030-
Custer County-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then Isolated rain
  showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......89-94.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest 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......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 64 to 69. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 68. Highs 88 to 93. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 63 to 68. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
63 to 68. Highs 88 to 93. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 61 to 66. Highs 88 to 93.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 87 to 92.

$$

MTZ133-271030-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then Isolated rain
  showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......61-66.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning...then Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61 to 66. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 60 to 65. Highs 89 to 94.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60 to 65. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 59 to 64. Highs 87 to 92.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 88 to 93.

$$

WYZ274-271030-
Sheridan County-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with Isolated thunderstorms.
  Scattered rain showers in the evening...then isolated rain
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny with Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then partly sunny with Scattered
  rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Light and variable winds in the
   morning...becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56 to 61. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57 to 62. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57 to 62. Highs 85 to 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56 to 61. Highs 85 to 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55 to 60. Highs 88 to 93.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91.

$$

WYZ284-271030-
Bighorn National Forest-
803 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with scattered rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........78-83 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny with Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then partly sunny with Scattered
  rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......69-74.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........39-44 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning...then Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......69-74.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 46 to 51. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 47 to 52. Highs 67 to 72. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48 to 53. Highs 70 to 75. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 46 to 51. Highs 67 to 72. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45 to 50. Highs 69 to 74.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 to 75.

$$

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