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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

High Wind Warning in Effect Until 9 PM MST This Evening for
Arlington, Elk Mountain, Bordeaux, Vedauwoo and the I-80
Summit and Foothills Between Laramie and Cheyenne

.DISCUSSION...Warmer and dry weather will prevail today. A weather
disturbance and cold front will bring colder weather for the
weekend with a chance of snow Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday
morning. A warming trend will occur Monday through Wednesday, before
another cold front brings colder temperatures for Thursday and Friday,
along with a chance of mostly snow on Thursday.

WYZ301-152315-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-54.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11400-38000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2400, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers after 2300 until
                    0500, then chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........73-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
                    decreasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10100-16800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers until 1100.
                    slight chance of light freezing rain after 1000
                    until 1400. snow showers likely after 1100.
                    Snow accumulation up to 2 inches.
Max temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........53-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......34 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1200-2100 ft AGL increasing to 3500-4100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (17800-49200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely. Lows around
18. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 20s.

$$

WYZ302-152315-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....36-46.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........32-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......31 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 30 mph with gusts to around
                    60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (18700-33100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers after 0500.
Min temperature.....24-30.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 30 mph decreasing to around
                    20 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (19900-23800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers until 1700, then
                    snow showers likely. Snow accumulation up to 2
                    inches.
Max temperature.....29-35.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......800-1800 ft AGL increasing to 2600-3800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17400-26900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows around 15.
Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 30. Highs around 40.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 9. Highs in the lower 20s.

$$

WYZ303-152315-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....37-43.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
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 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (19800-49500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers after 0500.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........58-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph
                    decreasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph decreasing to around 25
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......500-1200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17300-26100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. slight
                    chance of light freezing rain after 1100 until
                    1200.
Max temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL increasing to 3300-4100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16300-33800 knot-ft).
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 showers. Lows around
14. Highs around 30. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 10. Highs around 20.

$$

WYZ304-152315-
Southwest Carbon County-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 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.
Mixing height.......600-2600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (11500-44000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers after 0500.
Min temperature.....16-22.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 20 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10700-15600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1100, then chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....34-40.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 3800-4300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7800-22600 knot-ft).
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 showers. Lows around
13. Highs in the lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs around 40.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 9. Highs in the mid 20s.

$$

WYZ305-152315-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....32-38.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........32-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (15400-39000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....20-25.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........50-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
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 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14100-15700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 1100 until 1700, then chance of snow
                    showers.
Max temperature.....31-37.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........38-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts
                    shifting to the northwest and gusty in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph becoming west around 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1300 ft AGL increasing to 2900-3900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16100-31600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around 15.
Highs in the upper 20s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the upper 20s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 20s.

$$

WYZ306-152315-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (15700-45800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....21-26.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........58-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 20 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (13500-14900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 1100 until 1700, then chance of snow
                    showers.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........42-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......700-1400 ft AGL increasing to 3600-4100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12800-31200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 14. Highs in the upper 20s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 11. Highs around 20.

$$

WYZ307-152315-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....32-38.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........32-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......31 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest around 30 mph with gusts to
                    around 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (19300-44500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....19-25.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........43-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......39 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 60 mph decreasing to around 15 mph with
                    gusts to around 40 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (18700-22800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 1100 until 1700, then chance of snow
                    showers.
Max temperature.....30-36.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........34-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with higher gusts shifting
                    to the northwest and gusty in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......600-1200 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17200-34600 knot-ft).
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 showers. Lows around
11. Highs in the mid 20s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 9. Highs around 19.

$$

WYZ308-152315-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....38-46.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......46 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest around 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (19500-53900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers after 0500.
Min temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........50-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......34 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
                    decreasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (15200-22000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....34-40.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......600-1100 ft AGL increasing to 3100-3600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11900-23400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 14. Highs around 30. East winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers.
Lows around 10. Highs in the lower 20s.

$$

WYZ309-152315-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-52.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West around 30 mph with gusts to around
                    60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 45 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (26900-58100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........38-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. West around 25 mph with gusts to around
                    60 mph decreasing to around 15 mph with gusts
                    to around 35 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph decreasing to around 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......400-1000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16800-25200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers after
                    1100.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1300 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12600-26600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows around
17. Highs in the lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Lows around 14. Highs in the mid 20s.

$$

WYZ310-152315-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-58.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........14-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (12600-47000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........50-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Poor.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph
                    becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......300-900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8600-14300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of showers after 1100
                    until 1600. chance of snow showers after 1100.
                    chance of light freezing drizzle after 1700.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........37-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......600-1200 ft AGL increasing to 3000-4100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10400-34900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with chance of snow showers and light
freezing drizzle. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower
50s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
and snow showers. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ311-152315-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (8500-48200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2400, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........66-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7500-9100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
                    chance of showers until 1200, then snow showers
                    likely and chance of showers. Little or no snow
                    accumulation.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........51-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL increasing to 2900-3900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9100-32900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs around 50.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow
showers and slight chance of showers. Lows around 15. Highs in
the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ312-152315-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........19 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
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.......400-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8000-36800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........58-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7900-10500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 1100 until 1700. slight chance of showers
                    after 1300 until 1500. chance of snow showers
                    and light freezing drizzle after 1700.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......700 ft AGL increasing to 2600-3700 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8200-33100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with chance of snow showers and light
freezing drizzle. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow
showers and slight chance of showers. Lows around 15. Highs in
the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ313-152315-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
257 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........12-18 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
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.......500 ft AGL increasing to 2300-3400 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10200 knot-ft) increasing to good (63900
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........56-62 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7000-10000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of light freezing drizzle, snow showers
                    and showers after 1700.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........37-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 2700-3600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (7400-40000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with chance of light freezing drizzle
and snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow
showers and slight chance of showers. Lows around 18. Highs
around 30.

$$



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