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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

...Increasing Thunderstorm Activity This Week...
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will gradually
spread over the area this afternoon and evening, with best chances
over the higher terrain. Temperatures will be a few degrees warmer
today than yesterday, but minimum Rh values will remain in 25 to
35 percent range. Humidity recoveries tonight are expected to be
moderate to good. Gusty ridgetop winds are expected over SE
Montana tonight. Unsettled weather will continue through the week,
as a series of systems bring increased shower and thunderstorm
chances, more seasonable temperatures, and higher humidities. CWR
will increase as well. AAG

MTZ123-262215-
Gallatin National Forest-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......75-85 at 5000 feet...66-76 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-43 percent at 5000 feet...39-49 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......53-61 at 5000 feet...47-57 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........80-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......75-85 at 5000 feet...67-77 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-41 percent at 5000 feet...38-48 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 52 to 61. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51 to 61. Highs 76 to 86. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50 to 59. Highs 78 to 88. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51 to 60. Highs 80 to 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
51 to 60. Highs 80 to 90.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 to
90.

$$

MTZ124-262215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......81-86.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........81-86 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......84-89.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 56 to 61. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56 to 61. Highs 84 to 89. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56 to 61. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56 to 61. Highs 86 to 91. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57 to 62. Highs 86 to 91.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs 86 to
91.

$$

MTZ125-262215-
Stillwater County-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......79-84.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......60-65.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........65-70 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......81-86.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 65. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 63. Highs 81 to 86. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57 to 62. Highs 83 to 88. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57 to 62. Highs 84 to 89. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 63. Highs 83 to 88.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 83 to 88.

$$

MTZ126-262215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then Numerous rain showers and
  thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......75-83 at 5000 feet...65-75 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...40-50 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers and
  thunderstorms likely in the evening...then Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......60-65 at 5000 feet...50-60 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........58-67 percent at 5000 feet...70-80 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny with Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......79-87 at 5000 feet...68-78 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-32 percent at 5000 feet...35-45 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 65. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57 to 64. Highs 80 to 88. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56 to 62. Highs 80 to 88. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
56 to 63. Highs 81 to 88. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
57 to 63. Highs 80 to 89.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 81 to 89.

$$

MTZ127-262215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......82-87.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with Isolated rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........56-61 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......83-88.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 63 to 68. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
63 to 68. Highs 86 to 91. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 68. Highs 85 to 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
63 to 68. Highs 85 to 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
63 to 68. Highs 86 to 91.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ128-262215-
Yellowstone County-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with Isolated rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........66-71 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 62 to 67. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
62 to 67. Highs 89 to 94. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 62 to 67. Highs 89 to 94. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
63 to 68. Highs 89 to 94. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
64 to 69. Highs 89 to 94.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 89 to 94.

$$

MTZ129-262215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......74-84 at 5000 feet...68-76 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-41 percent at 5000 feet...40-45 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......59-65 at 5000 feet...56-61 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........68-73 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......77-87 at 5000 feet...72-79 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-35 percent at 5000 feet...34-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   morning...becoming north in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 59 to 65. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 65. Highs 77 to 87. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 58 to 63. Highs 77 to 87. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 64. Highs 78 to 87. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 64. Highs 77 to 87.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 78 to 88.

$$

MTZ130-262215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......90-95.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 to 70. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
65 to 70. Highs 92 to 97. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 65 to 70. Highs 92 to 97. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 66 to 71. Highs 90 to 95. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 66 to 71. Highs 92 to 97.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 92 to 97.

$$

MTZ131-262215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......85-90.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........73-78 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61 to 66. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61 to 66. Highs 89 to 94. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 61 to 66. Highs 89 to 94. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61 to 66. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
61 to 66. Highs 88 to 93.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 88 to 93.

$$

MTZ132-262215-
Custer County-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......85-90.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy with Isolated rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 64 to 69. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 68. Highs 87 to 92. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 62 to 67. Highs 88 to 93. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 62 to 67. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 67. Highs 88 to 93.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 88 to 93.

$$

MTZ133-262215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......84-89.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......61-66.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61 to 66. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 61 to 66. Highs 86 to 91. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 89 to 94. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60 to 65. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 59 to 64. Highs 88 to 93.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 88 to 93.

$$

WYZ274-262215-
Sheridan County-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......82-87.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening...then Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........78-83 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny with Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......84-89.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Light winds.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 56 to 61. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57 to 62. Highs 85 to 90. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 58 to 63. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
58 to 63. Highs 85 to 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
59 to 64. Highs 83 to 88.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 85 to 90.

$$

WYZ284-262215-
Bighorn National Forest-
330 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then Numerous rain showers and
  thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........50-55 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers and
  thunderstorms likely in the evening...then Scattered rain showers
  and thunderstorms overnight.
* Min temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........78-83 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning...then Numerous rain showers and
  thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........41-46 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................4...16 to 25 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Numerous showers and
thunderstorms likely. Lows 47 to 52. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48 to 53. Highs 68 to 73. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 49 to 54. Highs 67 to 72. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 49 to 54. Highs 70 to 75. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 49 to 54. Highs 66 to 71.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 67 to 72.

$$

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