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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana...UPDATED
National Weather Service Billings MT
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...Red Flag Warning in effect until 9 PM MDT Friday for portions of
   South Central Montana... and portions of Southeast Montana...

...Red Flag Warning in effect from 9 AM to 9 PM MDT Friday for most
   of Southeast Montana...

.DISCUSSION...

...Dry Frontal Passage Tonight/Friday Morning with Gusty NW Winds
and Low RH on Friday...

Updated the forecast to allow the Red Flag Warning for fire
weather zone 124 to expire. Humidities have dropped below 20
percent and winds have decreased. A cold front will move through
the area late this evening and early overnight, but humidities
will continue to recover. Other Red Flag Warnings remain in place
and did not adjust at this time. TWH

Low pressure will move across southeast Montana this evening with
a cold front moving into the region late tonight. Gusty westerly
winds with single digit humidity will continue in the northwestern
portion of the district until later this evening. Thunderstorms
will move across the southern portion of the district his evening
with storms becoming very strong over Powder River...Carter and
Harding Counties. Friday will be cooler but continued dry with
breezy northwest winds shifting further east. Expect the dry
weather to continue over the weekend with less wind before a
thunderstorm pattern returns for the beginning of next week.
borsum

MTZ123-211015-
Gallatin National Forest-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing.
* Min temperature.......52-62 at 5000 feet...45-55 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........59-69 percent at 5000 feet...64-74 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......76-84 at 5000 feet...66-76 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........14-23 percent at 5000 feet...16-26 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Clear.
* Min temperature.......46-54 at 5000 feet...42-52 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........55-65 percent at 5000 feet...61-71 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......79-86 at 5000 feet...69-79 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........15-24 percent at 5000 feet...18-28 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 57. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 82 to 91. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
52 to 61. Highs 82 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 53 to 62. Highs 79 to 87. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 52 to 62. Highs 76 to 85.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 78 to 87.

$$

MTZ124-211015-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........56-61 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......81-86.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........16-21 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........57-62 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......83-88.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........18-23 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 56. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 58. Highs 89 to 94. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55 to 60. Highs 88 to 93. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55 to 60. Highs 84 to 89. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54 to 59. Highs 83 to 88.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ125-211015-
Stillwater County-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing. Isolated rain showers and thunderstorms late in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......61-66.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........52-57 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......81-86.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........15-20 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......84-89.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........15-20 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 62. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 64. Highs 88 to 93. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60 to 65. Highs 89 to 94. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 83 to 88.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ126-211015-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms late in the evening.
* Min temperature.......60-65 at 5000 feet...48-58 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........47-57 percent at 5000 feet...58-68 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......77-86 at 5000 feet...68-78 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........16-22 percent at 5000 feet...22-31 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......55-60 at 5000 feet...44-54 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........37-47 percent at 5000 feet...52-62 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......78-86 at 5000 feet...70-80 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........14-20 percent at 5000 feet...21-31 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 62. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 65. Highs 82 to 90. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60 to 65. Highs 83 to 91. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 80 to 88. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 65. Highs 78 to 86.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 79 to 88.

$$

MTZ127-211015-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing.
* Min temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........40-45 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......82-87.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........12-17 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......82-87.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........13-18 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 67. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 63 to 68. Highs 88 to 93. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
64 to 69. Highs 88 to 93. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 64 to 69. Highs 84 to 89. East
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 68. Highs 83 to 88.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91.

$$

MTZ128-211015-
Yellowstone County-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms late in the evening.
* Min temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........55-60 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........11-16 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........12-17 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 64. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 66. Highs 93 to 98. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
63 to 68. Highs 93 to 98. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 68. Highs 90 to 95. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 68. Highs 88 to 93.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 90 to 95.

$$

MTZ129-211015-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing. Isolated rain showers and thunderstorms late in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......59-65 at 5000 feet...56-61 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........50-60 percent at 5000 feet...53-62 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......76-86 at 5000 feet...68-78 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........17-26 percent at 5000 feet...22-28 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......54-60 at 5000 feet...51-56 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........39-49 percent at 5000 feet...42-50 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......77-87 at 5000 feet...69-78 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........15-24 percent at 5000 feet...20-26 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 63. Northeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Highs 81 to 91. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 60 to 67. Highs 83 to 93. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 59 to 66. Highs 80 to 90. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 59 to 65. Highs 78 to 88.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 79 to 89.

$$

MTZ130-211015-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms late in the evening.
* Min temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........54-59 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........11-16 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......58-63.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........13-18 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 65. Northeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 67. Highs 93 to 98. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 65 to 70. Highs 95 to 100.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 65 to 70. Highs 91 to 96. East
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 64 to 69. Highs 90 to 95.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 92 to 97.

$$

MTZ131-211015-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms late in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........69-74 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........14-19 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........51-56 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 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.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity..........13-18 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 65. Highs 91 to 96. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 67. Highs 94 to 99. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 61 to 66. Highs 90 to 95. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 88 to 93.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 89 to 94.

$$

MTZ132-211015-
Custer County-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms late in the evening.
* Min temperature.......67-72.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph late in the
   evening...becoming southwest overnight.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......86-91.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........14-19 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........47-52 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......85-90.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........16-21 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 63. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 66. Highs 88 to 93. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 63 to 68. Highs 93 to 98. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 63 to 68. Highs 89 to 94. East
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 62 to 67. Highs 85 to 90.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 88 to 93.

$$

MTZ133-211015-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms late in the evening.
* Min temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........81-86 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......88-93.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........16-21 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........52-57 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........29 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......85-90.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........16-21 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 61. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 63. Highs 87 to 92. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60 to 65. Highs 91 to 96. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 89 to 94. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60 to 65. Highs 86 to 91.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 86 to 91.

$$

WYZ274-211015-
Sheridan County-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms late in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......60-65.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........70-75 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......84-89.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........18-23 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Clear.
* Min temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........65-70 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......87-92.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........16-21 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 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..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 57. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 59. Highs 91 to 96. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 61. Highs 93 to 98. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56 to 61. Highs 90 to 95. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 56 to 61. Highs 88 to 93.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 88 to 93.

$$

WYZ284-211015-
Bighorn National Forest-
908 PM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Rest of Tonight...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy late in the evening then
  clearing. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms late in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........71-76 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................3...9 to 15 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......70-75.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......43-48.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........65-70 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......69-74.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 49. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 51. Highs 72 to 77. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
48 to 53. Highs 74 to 79. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48 to 53. Highs 72 to 77. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 47 to 52. Highs 70 to 75.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 to 75.

$$

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