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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A disturbance will move into the area today and generate
scattered showers and isolated thundestorms this afternoon and
evening. Today will be a little warmer compared to Saturday with
temperatures reaching the mid to upper 60s. Minimum humidities
will be in the lower to mid 30s. A stronger disturbance will move
into the area and bring a better chance of showers and possible
thunderstorms Monday afternoon and night. Rain could be locally
heavy along the foothills and snow could be heavy in the mountains
Monday through Tuesday. This system will usher in a period of
cool and wet weather through the work week. TWH

MTZ123-232300-
Gallatin National Forest-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
  isolated afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......51-61 at 5000 feet...44-54 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........45-55 percent at 5000 feet...49-59 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
* Min temperature.......30-38 at 5000 feet...24-34 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........82-92 percent at 5000 feet...85-95 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................80 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers in
  the morning...then numerous rain showers with isolated afternoon
  thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......44-54 at 5000 feet...37-47 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........45-55 percent at 5000 feet...59-69 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow showers with possible showers and
thunderstorms likely. Lows 28 to 33. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with possible snow
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 42 to 52. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with possible snow
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 42 to 51. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 33. Highs 39 to 49. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 40 to 49.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Highs
45 to 53.

$$

MTZ124-232300-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers
  with isolated afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
* Min temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........83-88 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...................50 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers
  and afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........35-40 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 30 to 35. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers, snow showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 47 to 52. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with possible snow
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 48 to 53.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 47 to 52. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 46 to 51.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 51 to 56.

$$

MTZ125-232300-
Stillwater County-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated
  afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......60-65.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........34-39 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...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with numerous rain showers.
* Min temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers with possible snow showers and
thunderstorms likely. Lows 33 to 38. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 47 to 52. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 48 to 53. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 31 to
36. Highs 46 to 51. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 50 to 55.

$$

MTZ126-232300-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated
  afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......59-69 at 5000 feet...47-57 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...38-48 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Scattered rain showers with isolated
  evening thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......36-42 at 5000 feet...26-36 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........73-83 percent at 5000 feet...78-87 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers in
  the morning...then rain showers isolated afternoon
  thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......47-57 at 5000 feet...39-49 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........43-53 percent at 5000 feet...55-65 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........23 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 33 to 40. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows
32 to 40. Highs 42 to 51. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 45 to 54. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 28 to 37. Highs
39 to 49. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 28 to 35.
Highs 40 to 47.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Highs
45 to 55.

$$

MTZ127-232300-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........34-39 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered rain
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........83-88 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated
  afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 32 to 37. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 42 to 47. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow
showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 46 to 51. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33 to 38.
Highs 45 to 50. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32 to 37. Highs
45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 49 to 54.

$$

MTZ128-232300-
Yellowstone County-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 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.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered rain
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........78-83 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated
  afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 41. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs
47 to 52. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Highs 51 to 56. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Highs 49 to 54. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
49 to 54.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ129-232300-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......57-67 at 5000 feet...53-61 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-36 percent at 5000 feet...31-37 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........26 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered rain showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.......33-40 at 5000 feet...31-36 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........92-97 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the morning...then numerous rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......45-55 at 5000 feet...42-49 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........51-61 percent at 5000 feet...58-65 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers, snow showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 30 to 38. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 29 to 38. Highs 39 to 49. Northeast winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 37. Highs 43 to 53. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 37. Highs 38 to 48. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 34. Highs 38 to 48.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 43 to 53.

$$

MTZ130-232300-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........34-39 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain
  showers.
* Min temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........90-95 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........39-44 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 33 to
38. Highs 47 to 52. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Highs 53 to 58. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to 40.
Highs 50 to 55. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs
51 to 56.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 55 to 60.

$$

MTZ131-232300-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........22 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered rain showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........88-93 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated
  afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........41-46 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 34 to 39. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers. Lows 30 to
36. Highs 45 to 50. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 49 to 54. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Highs 47 to 52. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs
45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 51 to 56.

$$

MTZ132-232300-
Custer County-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the evening...then scattered rain showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........91-96 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 10 to 20 mph in the
   evening...becoming north 5 to 15 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Isolated rain snow showers in the morning.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 29 to 34. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 33. Highs 42 to 47. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 46 to 51. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32 to 37.
Highs 45 to 50. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
47 to 52.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 52 to 57.

$$

MTZ133-232300-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max temperature.......61-66.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........90-95 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........43-48 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 30 to 35. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 43 to 48. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 27 to 32. Highs 46 to 51.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 29 to 34. Highs
45 to 50. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs
48 to 53.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 52 to 57.

$$

WYZ274-232300-
Sheridan County-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered rain showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........80-85 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in
  the morning...then numerous rain showers with isolated afternoon
  thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........51-56 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........20 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers with isolated thunderstorms. Lows
34 to 39. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers with isolated snow showers.
Lows 32 to 37. Highs 45 to 50. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 50 to 55. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 32 to
37. Highs 47 to 52. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Highs 45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 48 to 53.

$$

WYZ284-232300-
Bighorn National Forest-
502 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Scattered rain showers with isolated
  thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow
  showers.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........91-96 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers in
  the morning...then rain showers with isolated afternoon
  thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........68-73 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........23 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow showers with Numerous showers. Lows
24 to 29. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers with Numerous showers.
Lows 21 to 26. Highs 33 to 38. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
20 to 25. Highs 35 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 19 to 24. Highs
31 to 36. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 17 to 22.
Highs 30 to 35.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Highs 34 to
39.

$$

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