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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Overall fire weather concerns expected to remain low into early next week
with mild temperatures and some precipitation. There will be
periods of gusty winds around the mountains...mainly Sunday night
through Tuesday.

WYZ301-182315-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....58-64.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-2600 ft AGL increasing to 4200-5000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (41100-64600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-2700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5100-22100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1700.
Max temperature.....59-65.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........28-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1800-2900 ft AGL increasing to 3600-5600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (30700-50100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 60s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Snow and rain likely. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 17. Highs
around 30.

$$

WYZ302-182315-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....42-52.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........49-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-3300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (27100-38500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-35.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........75-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
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.......300-1700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6900-15200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1100 until 1700,
                    then chance of rain.
Max temperature.....44-54.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1400-2500 ft AGL increasing to 2700-4700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (27100-39300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely and chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 13. Highs in
the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ303-182315-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....43-48.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (36300-41900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........79-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......100-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7200-16300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1100 until 1700,
                    then slight chance of rain.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........55-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1500-2500 ft AGL increasing to 2700-4600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (24900-33600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Snow likely and chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ304-182315-
Southwest Carbon County-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1100. slight chance of showers after 1100
                    until 1700.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........65-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-3900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (36200-38800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........91-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6400-15100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers after 1100 until 1700, then
                    chance of rain and snow.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1500-3400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (22000-30800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Snow likely and chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 13.
Highs around 30.

$$

WYZ305-182315-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1100. slight chance of showers after
                    0800. chance of snow showers after 1100.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........54-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (44300-45100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers until 2000. slight
                    chance of showers until 2300. slight chance of
                    snow showers after 2000.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........81-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......700-2700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11800-20400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers until 1100, then
                    chance of showers until 1700, then snow likely
                    and chance of rain. Little or no snow
                    accumulation.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........53-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-2900 ft AGL increasing to 3600-4900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (31000-40900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely and chance of
rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows around
30. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Snow and rain likely. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 11. Highs in
the mid 20s.

$$

WYZ306-182315-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    1100.
Max temperature.....43-48.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........52-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-4100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (32100-39700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers until 2300. slight
                    chance of snow showers after 2000 until 2300.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........73-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......200-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5900-14300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers after 1100 until 1700, then
                    chance of rain.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........49-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-2600 ft AGL increasing to 3900-4900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (23500-32500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight
chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Snow likely and chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 13.
Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ307-182315-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1100. slight chance of showers after
                    1700.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........49-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-4100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (38600-42700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers until 2000. slight
                    chance of snow showers after 2000 until 2300.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........77-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10100-17100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers after 1100 until 1700, then
                    chance of rain and snow.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........46-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2300-3400 ft AGL increasing to 4200-6100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (37900-54200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds around
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds
around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely and chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 10.
Highs in the mid 20s.

$$

WYZ308-182315-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....45-51.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........46-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-4000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (23900-33200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........78-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4500-10900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1100 until 1700,
                    then chance of rain.
Max temperature.....46-52.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........44-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3700 ft AGL increasing to 4000-6000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (23300-38300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight
chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and chance of
rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ309-182315-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-58.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........32-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2400-4000 ft AGL increasing to 4900-6900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (47700-71500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........69-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-3700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9700-27400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1100 until 1700,
                    then chance of rain.
Max temperature.....51-61.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3400-4400 ft AGL increasing to 6500-8500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (50400-83400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in
the mid 50s. West winds around 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 16.
Highs around 30.

$$

WYZ310-182315-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2800-4100 ft AGL increasing to 5700-7700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (40300-65500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2800-4000 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6300-26200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then cloudy. Chance
                    of showers after 1700.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......3600-4500 ft AGL increasing to 6900-8800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (40100-75800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and chance of
rain. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 19. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ311-182315-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-2200 ft AGL increasing to 2500-4400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (26700-39900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2400, then mostly cloudy
                    until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........69-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-2300 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5000-17600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers after 1700.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-2500 ft AGL increasing to 3200-4800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (23300-41200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows
around 40. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Rain and snow likely. Lows around 30. Highs
in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 20. Highs in the
lower 30s.

$$

NEZ312-182315-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-2800 ft AGL increasing to 3800-5400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (27500-46800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy
                    until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........78-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-2800 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5100-20400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers after 1700.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2600-3300 ft AGL increasing to 4900-6300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (27100-53600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and chance of
rain. Lows around 30. Highs around 40.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 19. Highs in the
lower 30s.

$$

NEZ313-182315-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
252 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-3600 ft AGL increasing to 4900-6900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (41500-70400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy
                    until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........74-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 400 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8000-32100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1700.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3300-4100 ft AGL increasing to 6300-7800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (44400-89200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with snow and rain likely. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$



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