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

.DISCUSSION...
The cool and unsettled weather will continue into the weekend.
Scattered showers will develop over the west today and spread into
central locations by this evening. A few lightning strikes are
possible over zone 123, but these should be isolated. Showers will
become more numerous Thursday and continue Thursday night and
Friday for western and central locations, including northern
Wyoming. Heavy mountain snow is expected once again over the
Bighorns with significant accumulation possible. The
Beartooth/Absarokas will see periods of snow through Friday too
with several inches accumulation. Some locations from Billings to
Sheridan, could pick up over an inch of rainfall Thursday through
Friday, with the heaviest precipitation concentrated over Sheridan
county. Some wet snow is possible Thursday night over most
locations, with possible accumulations over the higher hills. TWH

MTZ123-262230-
Gallatin National Forest-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Scattered rain and snow showers in the morning...then numerous
  rain showers with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......43-53 at 5000 feet...36-46 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........52-62 percent at 5000 feet...60-70 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with numerous rain showers and
  isolated thundestorms in the evening. Numerous rain and snow
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......26-34 at 5000 feet...20-30 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........84-94 percent at 5000 feet...87-97 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................80 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with rain and snow likely.
* Max temperature.......37-47 at 5000 feet...31-41 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........47-57 percent at 5000 feet...55-65 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
21 to 30. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow showers.
Lows 21 to 30. Highs 37 to 47. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
24 to 33. Highs 42 to 52. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 36. Highs 46 to 56. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 36. Highs 44 to 54.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Highs
45 to 54.

$$

MTZ124-262230-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Isolated rain and snow showers in the morning...then numerous
  rain showers with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........55-60 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers with
  isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered rain and
  snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........89-94 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers in
  the morning...then rain likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........46-51 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Rain likely and Scattered snow showers.
Lows 28 to 33. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 27 to 32.
Highs 43 to 48. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 50 to 55. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 55 to 60. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 52 to 57.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Highs
51 to 56.

$$

MTZ125-262230-
Stillwater County-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Isolated rain and snow showers in the morning...then scattered
  rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........48-53 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........20 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the
  evening...then numerous rain and snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......32-37.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........85-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................60 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Rain likely. Rain mixed with snow
  in the morning.
* Max temperature.......44-49.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........46-51 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
   in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
28 to 33. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers and Scattered snow showers.
Lows 28 to 33. Highs 43 to 48. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 48 to 53. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 38. Highs 55 to 60. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
33 to 38. Highs 52 to 57.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 51 to 56.

$$

MTZ126-262230-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the morning...then numerous rain and snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......47-57 at 5000 feet...38-48 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........41-51 percent at 5000 feet...53-63 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  evening...then snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......30-35 at 5000 feet...23-32 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........83-89 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Snow. Snow may be mixed with rain
  in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......38-47 at 5000 feet...30-40 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........51-61 percent at 5000 feet...59-69 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow likely. Lows 26 to 33. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 26 to 33. Highs
35 to 45. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 27 to 35.
Highs 42 to 51. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
29 to 39. Highs 48 to 58. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
31 to 40. Highs 45 to 55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Highs
44 to 54.

$$

MTZ127-262230-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........31 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with scattered rain and snow
  showers.
* Min temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........90-95 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely.
* Max temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........68-73 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow and rain likely. Lows 29 to 34.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered showers.
Lows 30 to 35. Highs 41 to 46. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 48 to 53. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs
53 to 58. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
50 to 55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 49 to 54.

$$

MTZ128-262230-
Yellowstone County-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and snow
  showers.
* Min temperature.......35-40.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........83-88 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the
   evening...becoming north overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with rain likely.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to 37.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers with isolated snow showers.
Lows 32 to 37. Highs 45 to 50. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
51 to 56. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
58 to 63. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 38 to 43. Highs
55 to 60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ129-262230-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......44-54 at 5000 feet...41-47 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........50-60 percent at 5000 feet...54-64 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........25 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening...then scattered snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......27-36 at 5000 feet...25-31 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........92-97 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning...then rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......35-44 at 5000 feet...31-37 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........65-75 percent at 5000 feet...70-79 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, snow. Lows 25 to 31. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered showers.
Lows 24 to 31. Highs 34 to 44. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
24 to 33. Highs 39 to 49. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 46 to 56. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 37. Highs 44 to 54.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Highs
42 to 52.

$$

MTZ130-262230-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........41-46 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........83-88 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Scattered rain and snow showers.
* Max temperature.......49-54.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........47-52 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
34 to 39. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Highs 48 to 53. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
53 to 58. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
59 to 64. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 38 to 43. Highs
57 to 62.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 55 to 60.

$$

MTZ131-262230-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........54-59 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........36 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers
  overnight.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........94-99 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Scattered rain and snow showers.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........65-70 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........East winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............East 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to 37.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows 30 to 35.
Highs 43 to 48. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 46 to 51. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 37. Highs 53 to 58. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
34 to 39. Highs 53 to 58.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 52 to 57.

$$

MTZ132-262230-
Custer County-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........35 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......26-31.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........84-89 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated rain showers. Lows 30 to 35. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
31 to 36. Highs 46 to 51. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
32 to 37. Highs 49 to 54. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
54 to 59. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 37 to 42. Highs
53 to 58.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 51 to 56.

$$

MTZ133-262230-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......45-50.
*   24 hr trend.........18 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........44-49 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........39 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......24-29.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........94-99 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......48-53.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........42-47 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............East winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
29 to 34. Highs 47 to 52. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 50 to 55.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32 to 38. Highs
55 to 60. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs
56 to 61.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 53 to 58.

$$

WYZ274-262230-
Sheridan County-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........63-68 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Light and variable winds in the
   morning...becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening...then scattered snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........90-95 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............South 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the
  morning...then rain in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow and rain. Lows 29 to 34. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Numerous snow and rain showers. Lows 28 to 33.
Highs 40 to 45. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
27 to 32. Highs 43 to 48. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 36. Highs 52 to 57. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
34 to 39. Highs 52 to 57.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs 50 to 55.

$$

WYZ284-262230-
Bighorn National Forest-
426 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and snow
  showers.
* Max temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the evening...then numerous snow showers overnight.
* Min temperature.......21-26.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........92-97 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Cloudy with snow.
* Max temperature.......29-34.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........80-85 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......North winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................90 percent.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, snow. Lows 17 to 22. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 16 to 21. Highs 28 to 33.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 14 to 19.
Highs 31 to 36. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 16 to 23.
Highs 38 to 43. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
21 to 26. Highs 36 to 41.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Highs
34 to 39.

$$

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