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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Gusty winds can be expected today ahead of a cold front that will
move across the fire district tonight. Wind gusts around 60 mph
will be likely for zones 124 and 125 through this afternoon. Snow
will move into the area tonight and Saturday with some
accumulations likely mainly for zones 123-129, as well as 274.
Temperatures today will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s with
afternoon humidities above 25 percent. Temperatures will be colder
on Saturday with 30s common.

This will be the last fire weather forecast needed as
temperatures will be cooler and conditions wetter for the weekend
into next week. Hooley

MTZ123-152315-
Gallatin National Forest-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......35-45 at 5000 feet...29-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........43-53 percent at 5000 feet...46-56 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  evening...then snow overnight.
* Min temperature.......19-26 at 5000 feet...11-21 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........79-89 percent at 5000 feet...81-91 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow.
* Max temperature.......26-32 at 5000 feet...19-28 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........63-73 percent at 5000 feet...65-75 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........23 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 7 to 17. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 13 to 23.
Highs 27 to 34. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 19 to 29. Highs
31 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 24 to 34.
Highs 36 to 43. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 16 to 26.
Highs 32 to 39.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
19 to 25.

$$

MTZ124-152315-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
   around 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers in
  the evening...then snow likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........74-79 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
   in the evening...decreasing to 30 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow likely.
* Max temperature.......29-34.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........62-67 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........35 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 12 to 17. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Highs 32 to 37. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
23 to 28. Highs 37 to 42. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 24 to 29.
Highs 38 to 43. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 15 to
25. Highs 33 to 38.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 21 to 26.

$$

MTZ125-152315-
Stillwater County-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening...then snow likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......24-29.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........69-74 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow likely.
* Max temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........15 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 14 to 19. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 16 to 26.
Highs 33 to 38. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
24 to 29. Highs 40 to 45. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 42 to 47. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
17 to 27. Highs 39 to 44.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
24 to 29.

$$

MTZ126-152315-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......39-47 at 5000 feet...33-43 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...31-41 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy in the morning...increasing to very
   windy in the afternoon. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
   around 50 mph in the morning...increasing to southwest 30 to 45
   mph with gusts to around 65 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  evening...then snow likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......24-29 at 5000 feet...15-25 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........69-79 percent at 5000 feet...71-81 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy in the evening. West winds 15 to 30
   mph with gusts to around 55 mph in the evening...diminishing to
   10 to 20 mph overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............West 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow likely.
* Max temperature.......28-33 at 5000 feet...22-28 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........19 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........54-64 percent at 5000 feet...58-68 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........32 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
12 to 17. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Highs 27 to 35. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.MONDAY...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
20 to 28. Highs 32 to 41. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 22 to 32.
Highs 34 to 43. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 16 to 26.
Highs 33 to 40.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
17 to 25.

$$

MTZ127-152315-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. West winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
   around 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening...then snow and rain likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning...then
  Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........18 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........47-52 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows 16 to 21. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 19 to 29.
Highs 33 to 38. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 38 to 43. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 38 to 43. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 18 to
28. Highs 35 to 40.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Highs 22 to 27.

$$

MTZ128-152315-
Yellowstone County-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow likely.
* Max temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........18 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........57-62 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........32 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 16 to 21. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 18 to 27.
Highs 34 to 39. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
24 to 29. Highs 41 to 46. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 41 to 46. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
17 to 27. Highs 38 to 43.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
24 to 29.

$$

MTZ129-152315-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......41-51 at 5000 feet...39-44 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-37 percent at 5000 feet...23-33 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........26 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the morning.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......22-27 at 5000 feet...19-24 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........69-74 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 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...................30 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow.
* Max temperature.......26-33 at 5000 feet...23-28 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........63-73 percent at 5000 feet...65-75 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........38 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 13 to 18. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 16 to 26.
Highs 26 to 34. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
21 to 29. Highs 31 to 40. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 22 to 32.
Highs 34 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with isolated
showers. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 32 to 40.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
16 to 23.

$$

MTZ130-152315-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........76-81 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning...then Isolated rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......35-40.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........44-49 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........20 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows 16 to 21. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 18 to 27.
Highs 38 to 43. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
23 to 28. Highs 41 to 46. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 24 to 29.
Highs 41 to 46. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
16 to 26. Highs 39 to 44.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Highs 24 to 29.

$$

MTZ131-152315-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........23 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........76-81 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow likely. Rain likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........54-59 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........33 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 15 to 20. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 17 to 26.
Highs 34 to 39. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
23 to 28. Highs 41 to 46. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 24 to 29.
Highs 39 to 44. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
16 to 26. Highs 41 to 46.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
22 to 27.

$$

MTZ132-152315-
Custer County-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........29 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......24-29.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........86-91 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers...mainly in
  the morning.
* Max temperature.......32-37.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........56-61 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........23 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows 14 to 19. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 16 to 26.
Highs 34 to 39. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
22 to 27. Highs 37 to 42. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 22 to 27.
Highs 37 to 42. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
13 to 23. Highs 37 to 42.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
18 to 23.

$$

MTZ133-152315-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........19 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........39 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........100 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with Scattered snow showers.
* Max temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........59-64 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........34 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 16 to 21. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 24. Highs 35 to 40. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 21 to 26.
Highs 39 to 44. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 21 to 26.
Highs 39 to 44. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 13 to
23. Highs 39 to 44.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Highs
19 to 24.

$$

WYZ274-152315-
Sheridan County-
508 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely overnight.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........100 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow.
* Max temperature.......32-37.
*   24 hr trend.........20 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........38 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 13 to 18. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 15 to 21.
Highs 35 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
19 to 24. Highs 42 to 47. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 21 to 26. Highs 41 to 46.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 14 to
24. Highs 41 to 46.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs
23 to 28.

$$

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.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow overnight.
* Min temperature.......15-20.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........75-80 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow.
* Max temperature.......21-26.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........37 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................80 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows 5 to
10. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 7 to 15.
Highs 22 to 27. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 13 to 18.
Highs 27 to 32. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 16 to 21.
Highs 30 to 35. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 8 to 18.
Highs 29 to 34.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Highs
11 to 16.

$$

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