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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

No fire weather concerns through the middle of this week.  Minimum
humidity values will mostly be above 25-30 percent this afternoon.
Cooler temperatures and widespread precipitation is in store for
Tuesday.

WYZ301-272230-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5300-5900 ft AGL increasing to 7600-8500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (44200-61900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400, then rain.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4800-5900 ft AGL decreasing to 800-2100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (14400-48000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. snow after 0700 until 0800. Snow
                    accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......49 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14000-27500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

WYZ302-272230-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....45-55.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........38-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4600-6100 ft AGL increasing to 6500-8500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (58400-69400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow. Snow accumulation up to
                    3 inches.
Min temperature.....30-36.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4400-5900 ft AGL decreasing to 1300-2400 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14600-39600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain. Snow accumulation up to
                    7 inches.
Max temperature.....34-40.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........77-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......48 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph increasing to north
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1100-2100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (13700-28700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

WYZ303-272230-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....48-54.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........36-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-6200 ft AGL increasing to 7100-8800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (51700-81800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely until 2400. rain likely.
                    snow after 2400. Snow accumulation up to 1
                    inch.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........90-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......4200-5500 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1300 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5400-34300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain. Snow accumulation of 1
                    to 5 inches.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......31 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 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.55 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......800-2700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (13400-47700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
around 30. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

WYZ304-272230-
Southwest Carbon County-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then cloudy. Chance
                    of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........36-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-5900 ft AGL increasing to 7000-8300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (45700-95000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 0400. snow likely
                    after 2200. rain likely after 0500. Snow
                    accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-4600 ft AGL decreasing to 200 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1400-33800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely until 1300. rain likely
                    after 1000. Snow accumulation around 1 inch.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........63-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North around 15 mph increasing to
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-1400 ft AGL increasing to 2300-3400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14400 knot-ft) increasing to good (67000
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

WYZ305-272230-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then cloudy. Chance
                    of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....42-50.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........44-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4200-6000 ft AGL increasing to 6200-8200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (50500-80900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until 2400, then
                    snow. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........89-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......3300-4700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1800-35800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow. rain after 1200. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 1100 until 1500. areas of blowing
                    snow after 1500. Snow accumulation of 1 to 8
                    inches.
Max temperature.....33-39.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......36 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 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.55 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-3000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (12600-57100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s.

$$

WYZ306-272230-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5100-6500 ft AGL increasing to 7200-9200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (52200-86900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow likely
                    after 2200. Little or no snow accumulation.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........88-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4100-5200 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1900-35700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 1400. rain after 1100. snow
                    after 1700. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches.
Max temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........66-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......35 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (9000-43000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

WYZ307-272230-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then cloudy. Chance
                    of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....41-47.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4800-6000 ft AGL increasing to 6600-8200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (68200-95400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow. Snow
                    accumulation up to 3 inches.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......3800-4700 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (3100-40800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow. rain after 1400 until 1700.
                    Patchy blowing snow after 1400. Snow
                    accumulation of 1 to 10 inches.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph and gusty increasing to
                    north around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......700-2700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (9400-43500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow in the evening.
Chance of snow showers in the morning. Snow likely. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain likely. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

WYZ308-272230-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........34-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5400-6300 ft AGL increasing to 7600-8700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (49000-81400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until 2400, then
                    snow and rain. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4500-5100 ft AGL decreasing to 200-1000 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3500-34300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow. rain after 1100. Snow
                    accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........69-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph increasing to north
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (8900-40300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

WYZ309-272230-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-58.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5700-6300 ft AGL increasing to 7500-8500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (62800-88600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. snow after 2200. Snow
                    accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....31-37.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4300-5500 ft AGL decreasing to 400-1700 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (9000-46400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 1200. rain. Snow
                    accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......40 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph and gusty increasing to
                    around 15 mph with higher gusts in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......900-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11700-35400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain and snow likely. Lows around 30.
Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs around 50.

$$

WYZ310-272230-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-5800 ft AGL increasing to 7400-8200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (37800-67000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400, then rain.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4800-5500 ft AGL decreasing to 1000-2100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (13500-43900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. snow after 0700 until 0800. No
                    snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........69-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......49 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-2700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (15700-29900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain and chance of snow showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ311-272230-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5400-6100 ft AGL increasing to 7700-8600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (45100-71200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400, then rain.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......East around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4400-5000 ft AGL decreasing to 200-800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (5000-48100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......47 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......900-2900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (13100-41800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain with snow likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 50. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

NEZ312-272230-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......5200-5700 ft AGL increasing to 7300-8200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (34300-69000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400, then rain.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4300-5100 ft AGL decreasing to 500-1100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (8300-45600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....43-48.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......44 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-2900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (18000-44000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper
50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ313-272230-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
431 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5400-5900 ft AGL increasing to 7700-8200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (41500-89100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400, then rain.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4700-5200 ft AGL decreasing to 600-1100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (61800 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (11300
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......44 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (18700-42000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$


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