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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
Issued by National Weather Service RIVERTON WY
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Today will be warmer and drier with increased SW-W winds, with
the strongest gusts (50 to 60 mph) along the western foothills.
Some showers are also possible over the mountains and foothills.
A developing weather system will bring cooler, and wetter
conditions, with high elevation snow, Thursday into Saturday.
Significant wetting precipitation is possible, especially across
western and central zones.

MTZ123-202215-
Gallatin National Forest-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
  isolated rain showers in the morning...then Scattered rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......46-56 at 5000 feet...38-48 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........47-57 percent at 5000 feet...58-68 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 60 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers in the
  evening...then Scattered snow and rain showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......32-39 at 5000 feet...27-36 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........86-94 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 50 mph in the evening...diminishing to 5 to 15 mph
   overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers.
  Numerous snow showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......42-50 at 5000 feet...33-43 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........52-62 percent at 5000 feet...59-69 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows 28 to 35.
Highs 36 to 42. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
26 to 32. Highs 37 to 44. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 32. Highs 41 to 48. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 27 to 35.
Highs 43 to 50.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
47 to 54.

$$

MTZ124-202215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
   around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the evening...then Isolated rain and snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........87-92 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
   in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers.
Lows 33 to 38. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows 31 to 36.
Highs 41 to 46. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 33. Highs 42 to 47. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 33. Highs 47 to 52. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Highs 50 to 55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ125-202215-
Stillwater County-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers.
* Min temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........85-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Colder, cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows
30 to 35. Highs 38 to 43. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
28 to 33. Highs 38 to 43. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with isolated
showers. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 42 to 47. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 46 to 51.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 49 to 54.

$$

MTZ126-202215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated snow and rain
  showers in the morning...then Scattered rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......54-63 at 5000 feet...45-55 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...38-48 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 55 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 35 to 55 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain and snow
  showers.
* Min temperature.......38-43 at 5000 feet...32-40 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........75-85 percent at 5000 feet...80-90 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 45 mph in the evening...becoming west 5 to 15 mph
   overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain and snow
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......45-51 at 5000 feet...36-46 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........49-56 percent at 5000 feet...55-65 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 32 to 37. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 29 to 36. Highs
36 to 41. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 28 to 34.
Highs 36 to 41. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 28 to 34.
Highs 37 to 44. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 29 to 36.
Highs 40 to 49.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
43 to 51.

$$

MTZ127-202215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
   around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........73-78 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
   in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........36-41 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows 33 to 38.
Highs 41 to 46. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 40 to 45. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 38. Highs 44 to 49. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 49 to 54.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 52 to 57.

$$

MTZ128-202215-
Yellowstone County-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........73-78 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........40-45 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 37 to 42.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler, cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 43 to 48. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 38. Highs 47 to 52. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 52 to 57.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ129-202215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-63 at 5000 feet...50-55 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-35 percent at 5000 feet...31-38 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........32 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......38-44 at 5000 feet...36-41 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........75-85 percent at 5000 feet...79-89 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph in the evening...diminishing to 5 to 10 mph
   overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with Isolated rain showers.
* Max temperature.......43-53 at 5000 feet...40-46 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........52-62 percent at 5000 feet...57-66 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 30 to 38. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 27 to 37.
Highs 34 to 44. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 36. Highs 34 to 44. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 36. Highs 35 to 45. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 28 to 36. Highs
39 to 49.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 43 to 53.

$$

MTZ130-202215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 37 to 42. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 36 to 41.
Highs 49 to 54. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
34 to 39. Highs 49 to 54. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
49 to 54. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 53 to 58.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 58 to 63.

$$

MTZ131-202215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........19-24 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........37 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........43-48 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to
41. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 34 to 39. Highs 46 to 51. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 38. Highs 45 to 50. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 48 to 53.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ132-202215-
Custer County-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......44-49.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Max temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........36-41 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 40 to
45. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 38 to 43. Highs
49 to 54. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to 41.
Highs 48 to 53. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 46 to 51. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 49 to 54.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ133-202215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........18-23 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 41 to 46.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 39 to 44. Highs
56 to 61. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 38 to 43.
Highs 51 to 56. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 45 to 50. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 50 to 55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 57 to 62.

$$

WYZ274-202215-
Sheridan County-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........30 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........51-56 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........30 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 34 to 39. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 46 to 51. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
30 to 35. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 33. Highs 47 to 52.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 52 to 57.

$$

WYZ284-202215-
Bighorn National Forest-
256 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........83-88 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers in
  the morning...then Numerous rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........25 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming northwest in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 26 to 31. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 34 to 39. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 23 to 28. Highs 34 to 39. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 23 to 28.
Highs 32 to 37. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
22 to 27. Highs 34 to 39.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
39 to 44.

$$

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