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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Widespread strong wind event to begin late this afternoon and
continue into Sunday morning. Much of southeast Wyoming expected
to see wind gusts in excess of 65 mph. An arctic front is
approaching from the north and is set to move into Converse County
Sunday afternoon as moves southeast. Along and behind the front,
we are looking at widespread moderate snow and very cold
temperatures through Tuesday morning.

WYZ301-162315-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 1000.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......38 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 5500-6700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10500 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (148700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow until 1900. patchy blowing
                    snow after 2300. patchy fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....17-23.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (20900-49600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1000.
Max temperature.....37-43.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-2100 ft AGL increasing to 4200-6200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (38400 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (132000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy with snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder, snow. Lows around 3. Highs around
12. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 10 below.
Highs around 14. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 5 below. Highs in the
lower 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 9. Highs around 30.

$$

WYZ302-162315-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow. Slight chance of snow
                    after 1100.
Max temperature.....26-34.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........39-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 20 mph increasing to around
                    30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......600-1300 ft AGL increasing to 3700-5200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (29700 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (161300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2100, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow until 0500. Areas of
                    blowing snow until 2400. blowing snow and
                    patchy fog after 2400.
Min temperature.....16-22.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........69-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West 30 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph
                    increasing to 65 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 45 to 50 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (131100 knot-ft) decreasing to good
                    (79300 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 0700,
                    then areas of blowing snow until 0900, then
                    patchy blowing snow.
Max temperature.....32-40.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........39-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 30 mph with gusts to around
                    65 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 45 to 50 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-4200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (113700-148900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow
likely. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds
around 25 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder, snow. Lows around 10. Highs
around 16. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 4 below.
Highs around 15. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 2. Highs in the lower 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 11. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ303-162315-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 0700. Slight chance of snow after
                    1700.
Max temperature.....28-34.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........34-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 20 mph increasing to
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 65
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-2500 ft AGL increasing to 4400-5600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (48800 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (174200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow until 0500. Patchy
                    blowing snow until 2200. blowing snow after
                    2200. widespread fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....18-23.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........68-74 percent.
   24 hr trend......29 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Very windy. West around 30 mph with gusts to
                    around 65 mph increasing to around 40 mph with
                    gusts to around 75 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 40 to 45 mph.
Mixing height.......2700-4700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (128000-153900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Blowing snow until 0900, then
                    patchy blowing snow until 1400. patchy blowing
                    snow after 1600.
Max temperature.....35-41.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 35 mph. Gusts up to 75
                    mph decreasing to 65 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 45 to 50 mph.
Mixing height.......2600-4600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (102800 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (184300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow
likely. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Southwest
winds around 25 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder. Patchy blowing snow in the
evening. Snow. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 20s. North
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around
1 below. Highs around 18. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs in the mid 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 10. Highs around 30.

$$

WYZ304-162315-
Southwest Carbon County-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 1000. Slight chance of snow after
                    1700.
Max temperature.....31-37.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........28-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3600-5600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (72100 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (133300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
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 snow until 2300. Patchy
                    blowing snow. patchy fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....16-21.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    increasing to 45 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......2600-4600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (84500-110800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1300.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 20 mph with gusts to around 45
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-3100 ft AGL increasing to 4200-4900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (69700 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (139200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of snow.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds
around 20 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder, snow. Lows around 16. Highs in
the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around
1 below. Highs in the lower 20s. Winds generally less than
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 4. Highs in the upper
20s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ305-162315-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 1100. Slight chance of snow after
                    1100 until 1700. chance of snow after 1700.
Max temperature.....23-31.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........42-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to west
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-3000 ft AGL increasing to 3000-4700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (40800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (110000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. patchy fog
                    after 0500. Chance of snow.
Min temperature.....15-20.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........73-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2700-4500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (117200-119000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow until 1100.
                    Patchy blowing snow.
Max temperature.....29-37.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........43-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 20 mph with gusts to around 45
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-3700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (99600-104100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow. Lows
in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Southwest winds around
20 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder. Patchy blowing snow in the
evening. Snow. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 20s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 3.
Highs around 19. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 6. Highs in the mid 20s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the upper
20s.

$$

WYZ306-162315-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 1000. Chance of snow after 1700.
Max temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........34-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......31 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to west
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1600-3400 ft AGL increasing to 4600-5100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (53000 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (140500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow. patchy fog after 0500.
                    Chance of snow until 0500. slight chance of
                    snow after 0500.
Min temperature.....17-22.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
                    increasing to 50 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......3500-4800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (131000-138500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until
                    1100. Patchy blowing snow until 1300. patchy
                    blowing snow after 1600.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 mph.
Mixing height.......3200-4400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (114700-140200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around
20 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder, snow. Lows around 18. Highs in
the mid 20s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 2.
Highs around 20. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 6. Highs in the upper
20s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower
30s.

$$

WYZ307-162315-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow. Slight chance of snow after 1100 until
                    1700, then chance of snow.
Max temperature.....22-28.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........38-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 15 mph increasing to
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph increasing to around 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1300 ft AGL increasing to 2500-4000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (23500 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (113500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow until 2300. blowing snow
                    after 2300. widespread fog after 0500. Chance
                    of snow.
Min temperature.....11-17.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........76-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 25 mph increasing to around
                    35 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 65 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 45 mph increasing to around 55 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......2300-3900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (121700-128000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow until 1100.
                    Blowing snow until 0800. patchy blowing snow
                    after 0800.
Max temperature.....28-34.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 30 mph with gusts to around
                    65 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 50 mph.
Mixing height.......1800-3300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (107300-112900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy with chance of snow. Patchy
blowing snow. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds around 30 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder. Patchy blowing snow in the
evening. Snow. Lows around 14. Highs around 20. West winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 2 below.
Highs around 15. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 3. Highs in the lower
20s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the upper
20s.

$$

WYZ308-162315-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow after 0900. Slight chance
                    of snow after 1700.
Max temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 15 mph increasing to
                    west around 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up
                    to 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph increasing to around 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-1600 ft AGL increasing to 4300-5100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (30600 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (163400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2100, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow until 2300. Patchy
                    blowing snow until 2200. blowing snow after
                    2200. widespread dense fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....16-21.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........67-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Very windy. West around 30 mph with gusts to
                    around 60 mph increasing to around 40 mph with
                    gusts to around 75 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 45 to 50 mph.
Mixing height.......2400-4400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (117500-136400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Blowing snow until 1200. patchy
                    blowing snow after 1200.
Max temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Very windy. West 35 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 75
                    mph decreasing to 65 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 45 to 50 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (110700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (160900 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of
snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest
winds around 25 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Colder, snow. Lows around 13. Highs in
the lower 20s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 3 below.
Highs around 18. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 3. Highs in the mid 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 10. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ309-162315-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow.
Max temperature.....31-39.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West around 15 mph increasing to around
                    25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1300 ft AGL increasing to 4100-5900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (20600 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (148200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 2300,
                    then areas of blowing snow. patchy fog after
                    0500.
Min temperature.....18-24.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........61-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West 30 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph
                    increasing to 65 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 45 mph increasing to around 55 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......2400-4400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (120000-123800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
                    Areas of blowing snow until 0800, then patchy
                    blowing snow until 1200. patchy blowing snow
                    after 1600.
Max temperature.....38-46.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........26-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 35 mph with gusts to around
                    65 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 45 to 50 mph.
Mixing height.......2900-4900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (133900-155000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy with chance
of snow and rain. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds around 25 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Much colder. Snow. Lows around 12. Highs
around 20. East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 3 below.
Highs around 18. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 3. Highs in the mid 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 12. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

WYZ310-162315-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 PM MST
SATURDAY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 1100 until 1200.
Max temperature.....38-44.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 5800-7400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (149900 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2100, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow after 2100. patchy fog
                    after 0500.
Min temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........52-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......43 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West around 15 mph with gusts to around
                    45 mph increasing to around 25 mph with gusts
                    to around 60 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......3300-5300 ft AGL decreasing to 1500-2600 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (64600-105800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow until 1000.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West around 25 mph with gusts to around
                    60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3000 ft AGL increasing to 5700-6900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (79900 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (159000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of rain and
snow. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Much colder. Snow likely. Lows around 9.
Highs around 18. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around
5 below. Highs around 17. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 1. Highs in the upper
20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 12. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ311-162315-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........38-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......38 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 5900-6700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (144200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....17-22.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........78-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (13000-17400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........41-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......700-1400 ft AGL increasing to 4300-6100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (23000 knot-ft) increasing to good (88300
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy with chance of snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Much colder. Patchy blowing snow. Snow.
Lows around 3. Highs around 10. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 9 below.
Highs around 12. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 6 below.
Highs in the mid 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 8. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ312-162315-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......34 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to west
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL increasing to 6700-7200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8200 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (173800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow after 0200 until 0300.
Min temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........62-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1400-3400 ft AGL decreasing to 500-1200 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (16000-45000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow after 0800
                    until 1000.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........26-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-1700 ft AGL increasing to 6000-6700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (32000 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (123000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds around
10 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Much colder. Snow. Lows around 8. Highs
around 16. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 5 below.
Highs around 16. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 1 below.
Highs in the upper 20s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 11. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ313-162315-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
319 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 5200-7000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (124500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2100, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (25900-26200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1500, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow after 0800 until 1000.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......1400-2000 ft AGL increasing to 6600-7200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (48800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (139500 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Much colder. Cloudy with snow likely.
Lows around 11. Highs in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 1 below.
Highs around 19. North winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 3. Highs
around 30.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$



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