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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON FWZ 312 and 313...

.DISCUSSION...
Gusty winds today with poor overnight humidity recoveries so far
this morning. Will see critical fire weather conditions for FWZ
312 and 313 today with afternoon minimum humidity in the upper
teens. Red Flag Warnings in effect for these two zones today.
Even drier for Sunday with humidity falling into the low teens
across the southern Panhandle and across extreme southeast
Wyoming. May not see the strong winds that we will see today
though. Stronger winds look to return Wednesday as a Clipper
System tracks across central Nebraska.

WYZ301-092315-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....44-50.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (12900-46700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......200-800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8400-10200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....46-52.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........22-28 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 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9800-26000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ302-092315-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....37-45.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (14900-45600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....21-29.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........42-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 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.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11700-12200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....37-47.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12800-20100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ303-092315-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........34-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10300-22300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....12-20.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........66-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7200-8200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8200-21800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper
30s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 40.

$$

WYZ304-092315-
Southwest Carbon County-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........32-38 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.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5700-17700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....6-12.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
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.......300-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4500-6200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....35-41.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 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 around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5300-18100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 11. Highs in the lower 40s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 14. Highs in the lower 40s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs around 40. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 14. Highs in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

WYZ305-092315-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8100-19900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....15-21.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........48-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6800-6900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6800-21300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 18. Highs around 40. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper
30s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

WYZ306-092315-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......700-2700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8100-24100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....12-18.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
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.......600-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6700-6800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......700-2600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7700-25500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs around 40. Winds
generally less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s.

$$

WYZ307-092315-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16200-37500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....14-22.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........42-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9200-9400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10600-23900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 19. Highs around 40. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

WYZ308-092315-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......800 ft AGL increasing to 1500-2800 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (13300-39600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....14-19.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........65-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7600-9600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph increasing
                    to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9000-25700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around
40. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper
30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s.

$$

WYZ309-092315-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....41-49.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 1900-3400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (20000 knot-ft) increasing to good (71600
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....22-30.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........40-46 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 around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12700-16700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....42-50.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
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 25 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (15100-37100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ310-092315-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........14-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL increasing to 2600-4400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14000 knot-ft) increasing to good (92500
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....23-29.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........44-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 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.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9300-12500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........13-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 1300-2900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9500-39400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

NEZ311-092315-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL increasing to 2000-2700 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (13900 knot-ft) increasing to good (72100
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........53-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10100-12900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (11600-53800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

NEZ312-092315-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........14 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3000 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (13100 knot-ft) increasing to good (84100
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........50-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9900-11000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........13-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (9500-40900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

NEZ313-092315-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
314 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........11-15 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL increasing to 2900-4200 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14600 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (109400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........49-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10500-10700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........10-16 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged. Gusty winds today with poor overnight humidity recoveries so far
this morning. Will see critical fire weather conditions for FWZ
312 and 313 today with afternoon minimum humidity in the upper
teens. Red Flag Warnings in effect for these two zones today.
Even drier for Sunday with humidity falling into the low teens
across the southern Panhandle and across extreme southeast
Wyoming. May not see the strong winds that we will see today
though. Stronger winds look to return Wednesday as a Clipper
System tracks across central Nebraska.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 2200-3400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (10400-56500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in thGusty winds today with poor overnight humidity recoveries so far
this morning. Will see critical fire weather conditions for FWZ
312 and 313 today with afternoon minimum humidity in the upper
teens. Red Flag Warnings in effect for these two zones today.
Even drier for Sunday with humidity falling into the low teens
across the southern Panhandle and across extreme southeast
Wyoming. May not see the strong winds that we will see today
though. Stronger winds look to return Wednesday as a Clipper
System tracks across central Nebraska. e lower
50s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around
50. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

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