Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
000
FNUS55 KCYS 180845
FWFCYS

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST WYOMING/WESTERN NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR BORDEAUX
IN FWZ 309...

.DISCUSSION...
WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING WILL SEE WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 40 MPH TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY. AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES
THOUGH SHOULD STAY ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS WITH DRIEST CONDITIONS
AROUND THE LOW 20 PERCENT RANGE IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE. EXISTING SNOWPACK AND EXPECTED SNOW ON AND OFF THROUGH THE
WEEK WILL KEEP FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AT A MINIMUM THRESHOLD.
WIDESPREAD SNOW EVENT STILL ON TRACK FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY NEXT
WEEK.



WYZ301-182315-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-50.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9500-12500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-27.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 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 AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4000-6000 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 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.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1900 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (14100-21400 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.

$$

WYZ302-182315-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-41.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
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.......600-1100 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (12200-16800 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-27.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4000-8700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-41.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1400 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (12500-21900 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE
MID 20S.

$$

WYZ303-182315-
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (12700-17500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
                    DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (7400-9600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    1700.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2400 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (18300-30600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS AROUND 30.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE
MID 20S.

$$

WYZ304-182315-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1500 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9600-13700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1400 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (11200-12000 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1500...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 1700.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........63-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2600 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (20800-31900 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S.

$$

WYZ305-182315-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1500...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 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.......700-1500 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (8700-11000 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1000 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (6400-7100 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 1700.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2900 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (18900-33300 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 20S.

$$

WYZ306-182315-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1400 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9000-10300 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3300-4700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 1700.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2900 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (15000-25600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE
MID 20S.

$$

WYZ307-182315-
SNOWY RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (11000-13900 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3700-7000 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER 1700.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (13900-24800 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 20S.

$$

WYZ308-182315-
LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DENSE FOG UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-57 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 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1100 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (7800-11500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    DECREASING TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3000-5200 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-40.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2000 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (11500-21300 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S.

$$

WYZ309-182315-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DENSE FOG UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-47.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (15000-18900 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-29.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4800-9600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-48.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-43 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.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (16100-21600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

WYZ310-182315-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1500 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (10700-13300 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-29.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-900 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3100-6200 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-37 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.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1900 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (10700-14800 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS AROUND 30.

$$

NEZ311-182315-
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1100 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (7600-8600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1700-4200 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1400 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (6500-8500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ312-182315-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (6900-8500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1300-3700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1500 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (5000-7200 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ313-182315-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
145 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9600-10800 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2300-5300 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AND GUSTY.
LAL.................1.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1700 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (8400-10700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.