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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.DISCUSSION...
It will be much cooler today as a weather disturbance moves south
through the district. Expect rain and snow showers, mainly west of
Billings. It will be breezy, but not as windy as yesterday.
Humidities will range from the 30s to the 50s. Chances for rain
and snow showers continue tonight as more disturbances move
through the area. It will become windy overnight. There will be a
chance of snow showers over southeast Montana Thursday morning,
otherwise the weather will be dry. Humidities will be in the 30s
to lower 60s. Breezy conditions will continue across the area.
Temperatures both days will be about 10-15 degrees above normal.
Wetter and cooler conditions will develop by Friday evening and
continue through the weekend. Arthur


MTZ123-132330-
Gallatin National Forest-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Numerous snow showers...mainly in
  the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......31-40 at 5000 feet...27-37 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........37-47 percent at 5000 feet...41-51 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the evening...then Isolated snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......19-29 at 5000 feet...11-21 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........85-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........38 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......34-43 at 5000 feet...29-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........43-48 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 31. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 21 to 31.
Highs 35 to 45. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Highs 28 to 37. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 16 to 26.
Highs 29 to 39. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 17 to 27.
Highs 33 to 43.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Highs 34 to 44.

$$

MTZ124-132330-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning...then Isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........31 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......24-29.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........78-83 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........34 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........40-45 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 33. West winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 49 to 54. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 45 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
20 to 27. Highs 33 to 38. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 39 to 44. West
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 40 to 45.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
40 to 45.

$$

MTZ125-132330-
Stillwater County-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the morning...then mostly cloudy with Scattered rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........24 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........25 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........36 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 33. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with isolated
showers. Lows 26 to 31. Highs 47 to 52. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
18 to 26. Highs 35 to 40. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 26. Highs 38 to 43. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 24 to 29.
Highs 43 to 48.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
42 to 47.

$$

MTZ126-132330-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated snow showers in
  the morning...then mostly cloudy with Scattered snow showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......38-43 at 5000 feet...33-41 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........31-41 percent at 5000 feet...35-45 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the evening.
* Min temperature.......25-31 at 5000 feet...16-26 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........73-83 percent at 5000 feet...76-86 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........27 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......34-44 at 5000 feet...30-40 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........31-41 percent at 5000 feet...29-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
*  Ridgetop.............North 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 31. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
23 to 31. Highs 40 to 49. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
16 to 26. Highs 28 to 37. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 31 to 39. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 17 to 25.
Highs 34 to 44.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Highs 36 to 43.

$$

MTZ127-132330-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming
  mostly cloudy.
* Max temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........73-78 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........34 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........35-40 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 36. West winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 29 to 34. Highs 51 to 56. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 45 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
24 to 30. Highs 35 to 40. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 24 to 31. Highs 40 to 45. Southwest
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 40 to 45.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs 39 to
44.

$$

MTZ128-132330-
Yellowstone County-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming
  mostly cloudy.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........70-75 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........30 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........35-40 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with isolated
showers. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 51 to 56. West winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 22 to 30. Highs 38 to 43. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 29. Highs 40 to 45. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 30. Highs 43 to 48.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs 42 to
47.

$$

MTZ129-132330-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Max temperature.......37-47 at 5000 feet...32-38 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........19 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........34-42 percent at 5000 feet...40-46 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........25 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the evening...then Isolated snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......23-30 at 5000 feet...19-24 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........76-86 percent at 5000 feet...80-90 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........31 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
   up to 30 mph in the evening...increasing to 50 mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......32-42 at 5000 feet...26-34 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........36-46 percent at 5000 feet...33-43 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 40 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 30. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 23 to 30. Highs 40 to 50. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
16 to 26. Highs 26 to 36. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 16 to 26. Highs 31 to 38. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow and rain showers. Lows
19 to 27. Highs 35 to 42.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
36 to 41.

$$

MTZ130-132330-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny.
* Max temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........18 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........39-44 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Isolated rain showers in the evening.
  Mostly cloudy with Isolated snow showers.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........82-87 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........32 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 27 to 32. Highs 54 to 59. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Lows 23 to 31. Highs 40 to 45. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 30. Highs 43 to 48. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 42 to 47.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs 40 to
45.

$$

MTZ131-132330-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny.
* Max temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........22 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Isolated rain showers in the evening.
  Mostly cloudy with Isolated snow showers.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........76-81 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Isolated snow showers in
  the morning...then mostly sunny in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......35-40.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 27. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
24 to 30. Highs 50 to 55. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 22 to 30. Highs 36 to 41. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 28. Highs 39 to 44. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
24 to 29. Highs 43 to 48.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
39 to 44.

$$

MTZ132-132330-
Custer County-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny.
* Max temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........31 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening...then Scattered snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........85-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40
   mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the morning.
* Max temperature.......32-37.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........56-61 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40
   mph in the morning...decreasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 22 to 27. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as cool. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 24 to 29. Highs 46 to 51. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows
21 to 28. Highs 35 to 40. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 27. Highs 38 to 43. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow and rain showers. Lows
23 to 28. Highs 38 to 43.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
37 to 42.

$$

MTZ133-132330-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........26 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........84-89 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40
   mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the morning.
* Max temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........54-59 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 20 to 25. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as cool. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows
22 to 28. Highs 47 to 52. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows
21 to 28. Highs 37 to 42. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 26. Highs 39 to 44. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 22 to 27. Highs 42 to 47.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 39 to 44.

$$

WYZ274-132330-
Sheridan County-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly
  sunny.
* Max temperature.......44-49.
*   24 hr trend.........24 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........34-39 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........22 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Isolated snow showers.
* Min temperature.......23-28.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........85-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 24. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
21 to 28. Highs 51 to 56. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and
Scattered showers. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 37 to 42. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 23. Highs 39 to 44. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 20 to 25.
Highs 45 to 50.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Highs 42 to 47.

$$

WYZ284-132330-
Bighorn National Forest-
219 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny in the morning...then partly sunny
  with Isolated snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........19 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........41-46 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Scattered snow showers.
* Min temperature.......14-19.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........81-86 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........22 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......26-31.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........34-39 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 22. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as cool. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows
16 to 21. Highs 38 to 43. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder, cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 7 to 17.
Highs 22 to 27. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 6 to 16. Highs 27 to 32. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 13 to 18.
Highs 30 to 35.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Highs 30 to 35.

$$

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