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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Elevated fire weather conditions are expected this afternoon across
much of the area w/ widespread RH values of 20-25 percent and winds
gusting to 30 MPH especially west of I-25. Otherwise, concerns will
be on the low side w/ widespread rain/snow and cooler conditions to
arrive on Thu/Fri.

WYZ301-222215-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......5900-7200 ft AGL increasing to 8300-10100 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (92400-140300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    2400, then chance of showers.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4500-5500 ft AGL decreasing to 200 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (1400-45700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    1200, then chance of showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....54-60.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 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.20 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1700-2300 ft AGL increasing to 4300-5200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17900 knot-ft) increasing to good (76400
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
in the lower 50s.

$$

WYZ302-222215-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....57-67.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........26-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......5300-7000 ft AGL increasing to 7700-9700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (91500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (157000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    2400, then chance of showers. chance of snow
                    showers after 0400.
Min temperature.....36-42.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........68-74 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4100-5300 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (2400-50300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers until
                    0800. chance of showers until 1200, then
                    showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. No
                    snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....47-55.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........44-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-2900 ft AGL increasing to 4600-6400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (31100 knot-ft) increasing to good (85800
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain. Lows around 30.
Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. 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
around 30. Highs in the upper 40s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

WYZ303-222215-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5400-6200 ft AGL increasing to 7800-8900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (76500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (170900 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. chance of
                    snow showers after 0400.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........74-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 15 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4000-4700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (55000 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (2800
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely until 0800.
                    showers likely. isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. No snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........42-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2900-4600 ft AGL increasing to 6900-8900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (49400 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (128300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ304-222215-
Southwest Carbon County-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty increasing to
                    southwest around 20 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5700-7200 ft AGL increasing to 8300-10300 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (61400 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (177900 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. chance of
                    snow showers after 0500.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........78-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 15 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4100-5200 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (61900 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (2900
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely until 0800.
                    showers likely. isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. No snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........37-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......5200-6200 ft AGL increasing to 10100-12100 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (78300 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (179300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

WYZ305-222215-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Slight chance
                    of showers and isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200.
Max temperature.....51-59.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........30-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......4500-6100 ft AGL increasing to 6600-8600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (67800 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (140000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. chance of
                    snow showers after 2200.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3200-4500 ft AGL decreasing to 500 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (56300 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (6100
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers until
                    1200. showers likely. isolated thunderstorms
                    after 1200. Little or no snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....43-51.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........39-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......4900-5900 ft AGL increasing to 9400-11400 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (83100 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (160600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ306-222215-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......4700-5900 ft AGL increasing to 6700-8500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (54000 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (127400 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    2400, then chance of showers. chance of snow
                    showers after 0400.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........65-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3300-4400 ft AGL decreasing to 400 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (3500-43900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers until
                    0800. chance of showers until 1200, then
                    showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. No
                    snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........30-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 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 15 mph.
Mixing height.......4600-5500 ft AGL increasing to 9200-10500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (62500 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (143000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ307-222215-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....51-57.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......4500-5600 ft AGL increasing to 6400-8000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (88600 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (154800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    2400. chance of snow showers. chance of showers
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........61-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3100-4100 ft AGL decreasing to 400 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (64300 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (6800
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers until 1100. chance of
                    showers after 0700 until 1200, then showers
                    likely and isolated thunderstorms. No snow
                    accumulation.
Max temperature.....44-52.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 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.......4900-5800 ft AGL increasing to 9400-11000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (91300 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (176700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow and rain. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. 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. Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

WYZ308-222215-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......5100-6400 ft AGL increasing to 7300-9200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (69600 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (153000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    2400, then chance of showers. chance of snow
                    showers after 0400.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........66-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 15 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3700-4800 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (2000-48000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers until 0800. chance of
                    showers until 1200, then showers likely and
                    isolated thunderstorms. No snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....51-57.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 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.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......3100-4700 ft AGL increasing to 7000-9000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (48900 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (129100 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

WYZ309-222215-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Areas of fog until 0900. Slight chance of
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....63-71.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......6400-7600 ft AGL increasing to 9000-10600 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (85500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (158100 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    2400, then chance of showers. chance of snow
                    showers after 0500.
Min temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Fair.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......4600-5800 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (2600-52300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers until 1200, then
                    chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....56-62.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4500 ft AGL increasing to 6400-8400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (48500 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (108600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Rain and snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in
the upper 40s. North winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

WYZ310-222215-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........15-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    decreasing to 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......5300-7300 ft AGL increasing to 7600-9600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (80400-108800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......3700-5700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2100-39500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers until
                    1200, then chance of showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....61-67.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph increasing
                    to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-3300 ft AGL increasing to 4000-6000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (18600-67700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with rain and snow. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. North winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds generally less than
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ311-222215-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....68-74.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......2700-4700 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (60000-63500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    2400.
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........78-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-3100 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3600-24900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 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 shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......900-2400 ft AGL increasing to 2500-4500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (14500-49100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with rain and snow likely. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ312-222215-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-3800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (42000-45500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    2400.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........82-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......100-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3600-19600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty shifting to
                    the northwest 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
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500-3500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12000-39900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

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

$$

NEZ313-222215-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
411 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......2100-3600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (41800-42000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........77-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Good.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4900-17100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty shifting to
                    the west 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 west in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500-4200 ft AGL increasing to 5100-7100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (26900-68700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Rain and snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 50s. North winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$



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