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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

.DISCUSSION...

No fire weather concerns. Widespread significant snowfall is expected
within the next 24 to 48 hours.

WYZ301-222315-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0900, then partly cloudy
                    until 1500, then mostly cloudy. Chance of rain
                    after 1700.
Max temperature.....46-52.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (152600-200400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until 2000, then
                    chance of snow until 2300, then snow. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 0500. Snow accumulation of 2
                    to 5 inches.
Min temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 35 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (62200 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (9800
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1100. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 6 to 9 inches.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........74-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......58 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    decreasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (27000-69300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 14. Highs in the
mid 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs in the mid 20s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 7. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 19. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ302-222315-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until
                    1100, then chance of snow and slight chance of
                    rain until 1700, then snow and rain likely.
                    Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....32-42.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........46-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (143700-188600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2000. snow likely
                    until 2300, then snow. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 0500. Snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches.
Min temperature.....17-22.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast and gusty after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (23700-67000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1100. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches.
Max temperature.....21-26.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........74-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    decreasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (42800-71200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder, snow. Lows around 10. Highs around 19.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows around 5.
Highs around 20. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the mid 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 30s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 18. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ303-222315-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow until 1700. chance of
                    rain after 1100 until 1700, then snow. Snow
                    accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........54-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (128800-151300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 0500.
                    Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.
Min temperature.....20-25.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph shifting to the north and
                    gusty after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (25200-62000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1700. Snow
                    until 1700, then snow likely. Snow accumulation
                    of 3 to 8 inches.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (53300-96200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 10. Highs
in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 4. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the mid 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows around
18. Highs in the mid 30s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around
20. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ304-222315-
Southwest Carbon County-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely until 1700. rain likely
                    after 1100 until 1700, then snow and rain. Snow
                    accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (75300-90900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 2000. snow. Snow
                    accumulation of 2 to 5 inches.
Min temperature.....19-24.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........91-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (29200-49500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 1700. snow likely after
                    1700. Patchy blowing snow after 1100 until
                    1700. Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.
Max temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........67-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (57400-97800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 9. Highs in the
lower 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 1. Highs in the mid 20s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 7. Highs in the upper 20s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows around
20. Highs in the mid 30s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ305-222315-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely until 1700, then snow. Snow
                    accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.
Max temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........62-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to very good (97700-101400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 2300, then snow likely until
                    0500, then snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4
                    inches.
Min temperature.....17-22.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.45 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17900-38000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 1700. snow likely after
                    1700. Patchy blowing snow after 1100 until
                    1700. Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.
Max temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (64300 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (143600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 8. Highs
around 19. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 3.
Highs in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 9. Highs
in the mid 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows around 20.
Highs in the lower 30s.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ306-222315-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow until 1100, then chance
                    of rain until 1700. snow likely after 1100.
                    Snow accumulation up to 1 inch.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (100200-108200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely until 0500, then snow. Snow
                    accumulation of 2 to 3 inches.
Min temperature.....20-25.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (18900-41000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 1700, then snow likely. Snow
                    accumulation of 3 to 4 inches.
Max temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........61-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (49500-95700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 9. Highs
in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers.
Lows around 3. Highs in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 9.
Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ307-222315-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow until 1700. chance of
                    rain after 1100 until 1700, then snow. Snow
                    accumulation up to 3 inches.
Max temperature.....29-35.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........54-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (135400-137000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 2300, then snow likely until
                    0500, then snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 6
                    inches.
Min temperature.....16-21.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast after midnight. Gusts up to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southeast after midnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (19400-48300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until 1700, then snow likely. Snow
                    accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.
Max temperature.....21-26.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.65 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (67300 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (150200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 5. Highs
around 17. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
near zero. Highs around 19. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 7.
Highs in the mid 20s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 17.
Highs in the lower 30s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around
18. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ308-222315-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow until 1700.
                    chance of rain after 1100 until 1700, then snow
                    and rain. Little or no snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....35-41.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........48-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (116500-150800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 2000. snow. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 0500. Snow accumulation of 1 to 8
                    inches.
Min temperature.....19-24.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east and
                    gusty after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (19400-58200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1100. Snow
                    until 1700, then snow likely. Snow accumulation
                    of 2 to 9 inches.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........68-74 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (40700-78400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 8. Highs
around 20. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 3. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the mid 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around
20. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ309-222315-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until
                    1100. slight chance of rain after 1100 until
                    1700, then rain likely and snow. Little or no
                    snow accumulation.
Max temperature.....40-48.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 20 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (133000-179300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 0500. Snow accumulation of 2
                    to 5 inches.
Min temperature.....20-25.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast and gusty after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.35 percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (18300-64900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1100. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 5 to 8 inches.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........69-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......42 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (34500-68600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 9. Highs around
20. North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 5. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

WYZ310-222315-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1700.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (124300 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (175300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 0500. Snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (56900 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (6800
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1700. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 6 to 9 inches.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........73-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......52 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (20700-58400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 13. Highs in the
mid 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs in the mid 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ311-222315-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain after 1700.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good to excellent (121600-160800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 0500. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........86-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4000-48600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1700. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 8 to 10 inches.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......27 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........77-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......59 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (18800-63000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 15. Highs in the
mid 20s. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs in the mid 20s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the upper 30s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 20. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ312-222315-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1700.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........21 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (111100 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (161300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 0500. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    increasing to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (3100-51600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1700. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 8 to 9 inches.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......27 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........78-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......64 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (18200-62800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 14. Highs in the
mid 20s. North winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 4. Highs in the mid 20s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 7. Highs in the upper 20s.
Winds generally less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs
around 40.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 19. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ313-222315-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
645 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after 1700.
Max temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........18-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (101700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (154000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow until 2400,
                    then snow and rain. Patchy blowing snow after
                    0500. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (9900-54700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 1700. Snow.
                    Snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches.
Max temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......26 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........72-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......54 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.55 percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (24300-63700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 16. Highs in
the mid 20s. North winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in
the mid 40s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 40.

$$


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