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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WEDNESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
Mostly clear skies and light winds are expected
today and tonight. On Wednesday, a cold front will cross the
region from west to east. Wednesday will be warm and dry with
humidity values in the 20-30 percent range and temperatures near
80 degrees. Isolated showers and thunderstorms capable of
producing gusty and erratic winds will likely form ahead of the
front during Wednesday afternoon. Behind the front, winds will
switch northwesterly with gusts to 50 mph possible for several
hours over south central Montana during Wednesday afternoon and
evening. RMS/Walsh

MTZ123-232230-
Gallatin National Forest-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-74 at 5000 feet...57-67 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-40 percent at 5000 feet...38-48 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......41-50 at 5000 feet...36-46 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........70-80 percent at 5000 feet...72-82 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......63-73 at 5000 feet...55-65 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........21-31 percent at 5000 feet...25-35 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
   up to 40 mph in the morning...increasing to 50 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Lows 33 to 41. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 50 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow
showers with isolated thunderstorms. Lows 33 to 41. Highs 51 to
59. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 34 to 40. Highs 53 to 60. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35 to 41. Highs 57 to 64. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 43. Highs 62 to 70.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 74.

$$

MTZ124-232230-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......72-77.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........81-86 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy in the afternoon. West winds 15 to 25
   mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the morning...increasing to
   20 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows
38 to 43. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
35 to 40. Highs 57 to 62. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
62 to 67. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 66 to 71.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 to 75.

$$

MTZ125-232230-
Stillwater County-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......69-74.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......71-76.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts up to
   30 mph in the morning...increasing to 45 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 44. West
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 57 to 62. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 57 to 62. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 39 to 44. Highs 61 to 66. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
40 to 45. Highs 66 to 71.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 to 75.

$$

MTZ126-232230-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......63-73 at 5000 feet...53-63 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...36-46 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......45-52 at 5000 feet...38-48 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-70 percent at 5000 feet...66-76 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
   overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......69-78 at 5000 feet...57-67 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-33 percent at 5000 feet...34-44 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   40 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow
showers with isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 52 to
60. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 52 to 60. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, Isolated
thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 54 to 64.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
40 to 46. Highs 60 to 69.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 73.

$$

MTZ127-232230-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......68-73.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-65 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......71-76.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
   up to 35 mph in the morning...increasing to 50 mph in the
   afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Windy. Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Northwest
winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 42 to
47. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
42 to 47. Highs 57 to 62. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 43 to 48. Highs
60 to 65. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 64 to 69.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 73.

$$

MTZ128-232230-
Yellowstone County-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......72-77.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........66-71 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......77-82.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Windy. Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Northwest
winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 61 to 66.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
41 to 46. Highs 62 to 67. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 43 to 48. Highs 66 to 71. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 70 to 75.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 79.

$$

MTZ129-232230-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......62-72 at 5000 feet...58-64 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...31-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......45-53 at 5000 feet...43-48 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........59-69 percent at 5000 feet...62-72 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......68-78 at 5000 feet...62-69 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-37 percent at 5000 feet...34-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 43. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35 to 43. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
35 to 42. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 36 to 45. Highs 52 to 62. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
38 to 46. Highs 57 to 67.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 71.

$$

MTZ130-232230-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......70-75.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........76-81 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......79-84.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 44 to 49. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 42 to
47. Highs 62 to 67. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 64 to 69. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 66 to 71.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
43 to 48. Highs 70 to 75.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 73 to 78.

$$

MTZ131-232230-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........76-81 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......79-84.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 60 to 65.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 38 to 43. Highs
60 to 65. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 39 to 44. Highs
62 to 67. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
40 to 45. Highs 65 to 70.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 to 75.

$$

MTZ132-232230-
Custer County-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........60-65 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......75-80.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 43 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 58 to 63.
West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 60 to 65. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 41 to 46. Highs 61 to 66. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
42 to 47. Highs 65 to 70.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
68 to 73.

$$

MTZ133-232230-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......72-77.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 61 to 66.
West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 61 to 66. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 40 to 45. Highs
61 to 66. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
42 to 47. Highs 63 to 68.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72.

$$

WYZ274-232230-
Sheridan County-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......77-82.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 45. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 38 to
43. Highs 59 to 64. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 58 to 63. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37 to 42. Highs 60 to 65. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
39 to 44. Highs 64 to 69.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 69 to 74.

$$

WYZ284-232230-
Bighorn National Forest-
434 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......59-64.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 29 to 34. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers,
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 44 to
49. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 26 to 31. Highs 43 to 48. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 27 to 32. Highs 44 to 49. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 49 to 54.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58.

$$

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