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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...Very windy today...

.DISCUSSION...
Strong SW-NW winds will affect the entire region today and this
evening, with widespread gusts in excess of 50 mph. Some brief
shower activity can also be expected, mainly this afternoon and
early evening. Strong NW winds will linger in eastern zones on
Monday. Dry conditions are anticipated Monday through Wednesday.
Temps into the 70s along with humidity below 20 percent are
possible on Wednesday. The next cold front with a chance of rain
and snow will arrive Wednesday night and Thursday. JKL

MTZ123-222215-
Gallatin National Forest-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......48-58 at 5000 feet...41-51 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........38-48 percent at 5000 feet...51-61 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 45 to 65 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......32-42 at 5000 feet...26-36 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-70 percent at 5000 feet...72-82 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   40 mph in the evening...diminishing to 5 to 15 mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......46-56 at 5000 feet...40-50 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........23-33 percent at 5000 feet...34-44 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 39. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 57 to 67. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 43. Highs 57 to 67. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 23 to 33. Highs 38 to 43. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 23 to 33.
Highs 41 to 48.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 55.

$$

MTZ124-222215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny with isolated rain showers.
* Max temperature.......59-64.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Very windy. West winds 30 to 45 mph with
   gusts to around 65 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........57-62 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
   around 55 mph in the evening...diminishing to 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 38. West winds 10 to
20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 43. Highs 64 to 69.
West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered
snow showers. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 66 to 71. West winds 20 to
35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 22 to 30. Highs 41 to 46. North winds 10 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 30. Highs 45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58.

$$

MTZ125-222215-
Stillwater County-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......60-65.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
   around 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........53-58 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the evening. West winds 20 to 35
   mph in the evening...diminishing to 15 to 25 mph overnight.
   Gusts up to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 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..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 41. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 45. Highs 66 to 71.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain and snow
showers. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 68 to 73. West winds 15 to 30 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 42 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 30. Highs 45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
52 to 57.

$$

MTZ126-222215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......55-65 at 5000 feet...47-57 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........15 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-42 percent at 5000 feet...38-48 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. West winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
   around 55 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Numerous rain showers with
  isolated snow showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.......35-42 at 5000 feet...30-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........55-65 percent at 5000 feet...61-71 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. West winds 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to
   60 mph in the evening...decreasing to 50 mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 45 to 65 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......48-58 at 5000 feet...42-52 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........21-30 percent at 5000 feet...29-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 38. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 55 to 65.
West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 59 to 69. West winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 22 to 32. Highs 34 to 44. North winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 21 to 31.
Highs 36 to 46.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
43 to 53.

$$

MTZ127-222215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated rain showers.
* Max temperature.......59-64.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the morning...increasing to very
   windy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts
   to around 50 mph in the morning...increasing to west 30 to 45
   mph with gusts to around 65 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Very windy in the evening...diminishing to
   windy overnight. West winds 30 to 45 mph with gusts to around 65
   mph in the evening...diminishing to 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
   around 45 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 42. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 46. Highs 63 to 68.
West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to
45. Highs 66 to 71. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around
45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 38 to 43. North winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 31. Highs 39 to 44.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Highs 49 to 54.

$$

MTZ128-222215-
Yellowstone County-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 15
   to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the
   morning...increasing to west 25 to 40 mph with gusts to around
   60 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........51-56 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the evening. Northwest winds 20 to
   35 mph with gusts to around 55 mph in the evening...becoming
   west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 40. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 44. Highs 67 to 72. West
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 38 to
44. Highs 70 to 75. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 32. Highs 44 to 49.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Highs 53 to 58.

$$

MTZ129-222215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......56-66 at 5000 feet...52-58 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-39 percent at 5000 feet...35-45 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 45 mph in the morning...increasing to west 25 to
   40 mph with gusts to around 55 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 35 to 55 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......34-42 at 5000 feet...31-37 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........59-69 percent at 5000 feet...67-77 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. West winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
   around 55 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 45 to 65 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......47-57 at 5000 feet...42-48 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........24-34 percent at 5000 feet...32-40 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
   gusts to around 55 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 38. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 55 to 65.
West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 32 to 42.
Highs 59 to 69. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 32 to 42. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 34 to 44.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Highs 41 to 51.

$$

MTZ130-222215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with isolated rain showers.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 15
   to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the
   morning...increasing to west 20 to 35 mph with gusts to around
   55 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........59-64 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the evening. Northwest winds 25 to
   40 mph with gusts to around 55 mph in the evening...becoming
   west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 41. Highs 64 to 69. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 37 to 42.
Highs 69 to 74. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 42 to 47. North winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 29. Highs 41 to 46.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Highs 51 to 56.

$$

MTZ131-222215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10
   to 20 mph in the morning...increasing to west 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers
  in the evening...then mostly clear overnight.
* Min temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-65 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph. Gusts
   up to 50 mph in the evening...decreasing to 40 mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 45 to 65 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 33. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 38. Highs 63 to 68. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Highs 70 to 75. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 40 to 45. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 24. Highs 40 to 45.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs
49 to 54.

$$

MTZ132-222215-
Custer County-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming
  cloudy. Isolated rain showers.
* Max temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 15
   to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
   morning...increasing to west 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around
   45 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
   around 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 40. Highs 58 to 63. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
34 to 40. Highs 66 to 71. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers
with isolated showers. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 36 to 41. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 20 to 25. Highs 35 to 40.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Highs 44 to 49.

$$

MTZ133-222215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 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..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated rain showers in
  the evening...then mostly clear overnight.
* Min temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-65 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* 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.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
   gusts to around 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 33. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 58 to 63. West
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
35 to 40. Highs 67 to 72. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 38 to 43. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 22. Highs 35 to 40.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs
46 to 51.

$$

WYZ274-222215-
Sheridan County-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10
   to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
   morning...increasing to west 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around
   40 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........68-73 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
   gusts to around 55 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 55 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
   up to 40 mph in the morning...increasing to 50 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 32. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 37. Highs 65 to 70.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 33 to 38.
Highs 72 to 77. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 40 to 45. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 24. Highs 41 to 46.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Partly sunny. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Highs 51 to 56.

$$

WYZ284-222215-
Bighorn National Forest-
338 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........40-45 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning...increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers and
  scattered snow showers in the evening...then isolated snow
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......26-31.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Windy. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
   around 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........35-40 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 30. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 34. Highs 49 to 54.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 55 to 60. West winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 13 to 23. Highs 25 to 30. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 12 to 18. Highs 28 to 33.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow and rain showers. Highs
35 to 40.

$$

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