Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING FOR INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN CHEYENNE AND LARAMIE...

..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR FWZ 310 AND 313...MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 80...

.DISCUSSION...

A warm, dry, and breezy day is expected ahead of the cold front in
areas along and south of I-80 between Cheyenne and Sidney. This is
expected to result in critical fire weather conditions with RHs as
low as 8 percent and wind gusts of 25-35 MPH. We have issued a Red
Flag Warning for FWZ 310 and 313 from 11 AM until 6 PM today. Fire
weather concerns will be low for Friday w/ widespread rain or snow
expected late tonight and early Friday.

WYZ301-232215-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    1000. chance of showers after 1000. isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....49-59.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph increasing to north
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1200-3000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (15700-42600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until 2400, then
                    chance of rain and snow. Snow accumulation up
                    to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........89-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (39700-43700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4500-6500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (70300-73800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs around 60. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of snow.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

WYZ302-232215-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
                    showers until 1200, then showers, snow showers
                    likely and isolated thunderstorms. No snow
                    accumulation.
Max temperature.....45-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........48-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......44 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1400-3400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (19600-45700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow with rain likely until 2400, then
                    snow likely. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3
                    inches.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (44000-51900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1200, then mostly sunny. Slight chance of
                    snow until 1000.
Max temperature.....43-49.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........41-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3600-5600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (60100-60800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs around 50. Winds generally less than
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

WYZ303-232215-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely until 1200.
                    showers likely. isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. No snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....45-51.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........49-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2100-4100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (29200-66600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until 2400, then
                    chance of snow. Snow accumulation up to 2
                    inches.
Min temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2400-4400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (40700-58500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
                    Slight chance of snow until 1000.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 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.......3500-4900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (38700-57500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

WYZ304-232215-
Southwest Carbon County-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers likely until 1200. showers
                    likely. isolated thunderstorms after 1200. No
                    snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......39 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000-5000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (41500-85700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until 2400, then
                    chance of snow. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3200-5200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (50000-72800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4300-5600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (44600-55900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

WYZ305-232215-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
                    showers until 1200, then showers, snow showers
                    likely and isolated thunderstorms. Little or no
                    snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....42-48.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........48-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3000-4400 ft AGL increasing to 4500-6500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (56600-95700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow likely.
                    Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.
Min temperature.....20-26.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3400-4800 ft AGL decreasing to 1800-2800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (38900-67400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly sunny. Chance of snow
                    until 0700, then slight chance of snow until
                    1300.
Max temperature.....37-45.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........46-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the morning.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2700-4600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (37600-47600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with snow likely and chance of rain. Lows around
30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds generally less than
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 30. Highs in the lower 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance
of rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

WYZ306-232215-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
                    showers until 1200, then showers likely and
                    isolated thunderstorms. No snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........36-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3600-4500 ft AGL increasing to 5500-6800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (53600-97400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2100. snow likely
                    after 2000 until 0200, then chance of snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches.
Min temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4000-5100 ft AGL decreasing to 2000-2800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (33500-65200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly sunny. Slight chance of
                    snow until 1100.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3300-4900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (35600-51300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

WYZ307-232215-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and snow showers until 1200,
                    then showers, snow showers likely and isolated
                    thunderstorms. Little or no snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....42-48.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........41-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......3200-4500 ft AGL increasing to 4800-6700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (66700-113800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow. Snow
                    accumulation of 1 to 4 inches.
Min temperature.....18-24.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......36 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3300-4700 ft AGL decreasing to 1400-2200 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (33000-69000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly sunny. Chance of snow
                    until 1000, then slight chance of snow until
                    1300.
Max temperature.....35-41.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2400-4400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (43600-57600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds generally less than
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs around 40.

$$

WYZ308-232215-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and snow showers until 1200,
                    then showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
                    No snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....49-55.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2600-4600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (33800-78100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow likely.
                    Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2400-4400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (41200-61800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
                    Chance of snow until 1000. slight chance of
                    snow after 1000 until 1200.
Max temperature.....44-49.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........38-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3700-5300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (56200-67600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. Winds generally less
than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

WYZ309-232215-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1000 until 1300.
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200. chance of
                    showers after 1300.
Max temperature.....55-63.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3600-5600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (52600-98700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow. Areas of
                    blowing snow after 2100. Snow accumulation of 1
                    to 3 inches.
Min temperature.....26-32.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......38 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 20 mph with gusts to around 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......3000-5000 ft AGL decreasing to 1900-2500 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (48000-82800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly sunny. Areas of blowing
                    snow until 1200. Chance of snow until 1100.
                    slight chance of rain after 1000 until 1200.
                    slight chance of snow after 1100 until 1200.
Max temperature.....43-51.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........36-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......3800-5800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (82900-94800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows around 30.
Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs around 50. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

WYZ310-232215-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1100 until 1400.
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200. chance of
                    showers after 1400.
Max temperature.....61-69.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph and gusty increasing to
                    northwest around 15 mph with higher gusts in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3200-5200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (28800-78400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until 2400, then
                    snow and rain. Areas of blowing snow after
                    2400. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches.
Min temperature.....31-36.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 20 mph with gusts to around 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4500 ft AGL decreasing to 1500-2300 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (41700-77100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly sunny. Areas of blowing
                    snow until 1200. Chance of snow until 1100.
                    chance of rain after 0800 until 1100. slight
                    chance of rain after 1100 until 1200.
Max temperature.....48-54.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........32-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......3700-4800 ft AGL increasing to 5700-6700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (97100-111700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs around 60.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ311-232215-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Slight chance
                    of showers after 1300 until 1600. isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1300. chance of showers
                    after 1600.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........32-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty shifting to
                    the north with higher gusts in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2100-3800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (22200-47900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400, then rain and
                    snow. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........86-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-3100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (42300-56400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly sunny. Chance of rain
                    and snow until 1200.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......4800-6800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (94900-109300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ312-232215-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Slight chance
                    of showers after 1300 until 1600. isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1300. chance of showers
                    after 1600.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty shifting to the
                    north with higher gusts in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000-5000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (26400-61100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400, then rain with
                    snow likely. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (46000-78600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1200, then partly cloudy.
                    Rain and snow likely until 1200. slight chance
                    of rain after 1200. Little or no snow
                    accumulation.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-4700 ft AGL increasing to 5700-6700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (103500-125400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ313-232215-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
526 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after 1300 until 1600.
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1300. chance of
                    showers after 1600.
Max temperature.....71-76.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........13-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-5700 ft AGL increasing to 6000-8000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (47200 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (103400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400, then rain and
                    snow. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........86-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-5400 ft AGL decreasing to 1700-2200 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (109700 knot-ft) decreasing to fair
                    (49000 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1500, then partly cloudy.
                    Rain and snow until 1200, then chance of rain.
                    Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........39-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......3200-4400 ft AGL increasing to 4800-6400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (105100-132900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$


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