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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
OF CONVERSE AND NIOBRARA COUNTIES AND FOR THE UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN...

.DISCUSSION...Near critical fire weather conditions will occur on Friday
afternoon with gusty winds and humidities approaching critical values.
A strong cold front will sweep across the district Friday evening, producing
windy and much cooler weather for Saturday. Mostly dry and seasonably mild
weather will occur much of next week.

WYZ301-201015-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 25 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8100-11000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........15-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph increasing to around 25 mph with
                    gusts to around 50 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 9600-11400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11000 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (319400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy
                    until 2400, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........51-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph decreasing to around 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......2300-4300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (87200-96600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny
                    until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3600-5300 ft AGL increasing to 10500-11900 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (111500 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (266800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

WYZ302-201015-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....39-45.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........60-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    increasing to 35 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......700-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (21100-30300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....62-72.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph increasing to around 30 mph with
                    gusts to around 55 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph increasing to around 45
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL increasing to 8200-9900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (29100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (343600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy
                    until 2400, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-34.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........51-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 40 to 45 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-2900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (82300-83400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....39-47.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-3800 ft AGL increasing to 7500-9500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (98800 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (261700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

WYZ303-201015-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........61-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14300-22900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph increasing to around 30 mph with
                    gusts to around 60 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to around 45
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1200 ft AGL increasing to 8700-9900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (20400 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (376200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers until 2400.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-4000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (119100 knot-ft) decreasing to good
                    (62100 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-3100 ft AGL increasing to 6600-7800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (74500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (226600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

WYZ304-201015-
Southwest Carbon County-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9000-13600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....63-69.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South around 15 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph increasing to southwest around 30 mph
                    with gusts to around 55 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 45 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1100 ft AGL increasing to 9500-11100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (18000 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (393500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers until 2400, then isolated
                    snow showers.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    decreasing to 25 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph decreasing to around 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL decreasing to 1700-2200 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (107100 knot-ft) decreasing to poor
                    (36300 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1900-2900 ft AGL increasing to 6600-7400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (45100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (183000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

WYZ305-201015-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (22200-39400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....55-63.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........28-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph increasing to around 30 mph with
                    gusts to around 55 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph increasing to around 50
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1100-1700 ft AGL increasing to 8700-10400 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (32500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (404600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers until 2400. scattered snow
                    showers after 2100.
Min temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-3900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (51500-83700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers until
                    1200.
Max temperature.....32-40.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-3400 ft AGL increasing to 5100-6600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (76800 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (176400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

WYZ306-201015-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........63-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......700-1500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10800-12500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South around 10 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph increasing to southwest around 30 mph
                    with gusts to around 55 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 45 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......800-1600 ft AGL increasing to 10000-10600 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (21500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (405700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers until 2400. scattered snow
                    showers after 2100 until 2400, then isolated
                    snow showers.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........73-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-4400 ft AGL decreasing to 2300 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to very good (55500-104500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........28-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......2800-3500 ft AGL increasing to 6900-7500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (76900 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (223100 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 50.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

WYZ307-201015-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........63-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-3000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (26700-40800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph increasing to around 30 mph with
                    gusts to around 50 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph increasing to around 50
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1100-1900 ft AGL increasing to 8300-9700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (37100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (374000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Scattered showers until 2400. scattered snow
                    showers after 2100 until 2400, then isolated
                    snow showers.
Min temperature.....19-25.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........74-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......1500-3200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (59500-70000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers until
                    1200.
Max temperature.....31-37.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........34-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-3400 ft AGL increasing to 4800-6400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (96000 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (203500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs around 50.

$$

WYZ308-201015-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........65-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7900-9600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph increasing to around 25 mph with
                    gusts to around 50 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to around 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 9300-10200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12900 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (355500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers until 2400.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-3200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (69500-89300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2600-3600 ft AGL increasing to 7200-8000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (94700 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (255000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper
50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

WYZ309-201015-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....40-46.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........55-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11200-13700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....66-74.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 15 mph with higher
                    gusts increasing to around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 9400-11000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14400 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (304400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy
                    until 2400, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........52-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West around 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph increasing to around 45 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......1900-3300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (77600-84000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....41-51.
   24 hr trend......27 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2400-3400 ft AGL increasing to 7300-9300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (106700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (273800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds around 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

WYZ310-201015-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........61-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4600-5800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........14-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts
                    increasing to around 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 10900-12400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (266000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy
                    until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........48-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph increasing to around 40 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......1300-3300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (57800-79700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-56.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........15-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-3600 ft AGL increasing to 9800-11800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (82200 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (298700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.

$$

NEZ311-201015-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........66-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......200-700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5800-9800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........15-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 9600-11500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5800 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (207300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight. Gusts up to 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 40 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......300-1300 ft AGL increasing to 3500-4600 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (136600 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......4100-6100 ft AGL increasing to 10300-11500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (142000 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (257300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ312-201015-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........77-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4000-8300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty increasing to
                    around 15 mph with higher gusts in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL increasing to 8800-10800 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4400 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (171700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 40 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......300-1800 ft AGL increasing to 3100-3800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (22000 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (114600 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........20 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3400-5000 ft AGL increasing to 11100-11800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (114300 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (290700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ313-201015-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
227 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........79-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......200-800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4700-10400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......300-900 ft AGL increasing to 8000-10000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4100 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (109300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........54-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......29 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty shifting to
                    the northwest with gusts to around 35 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 40 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......200-2000 ft AGL increasing to 2200-3100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17700 knot-ft) increasing to good (93300
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-3000 ft AGL increasing to 10400-11400 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (69100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (287400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.

$$


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