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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...Still windy today...
...Very warm and dry with strong winds Wednesday...
...Cold front Wednesday evening...

.DISCUSSION...
Windy conditions will continue today, with gusts ranging from 30
to 45 mph, strongest across eastern zones. Expect a dry and cooler
day with temps in the 50s and afternoon humidity in the 20s.
Tuesday will be warmer and still dry, with not as much wind.
Wednesday will be the warmest and driest day of the week, with
strengthening west winds. A Canadian cold front is expected to
reach our area by Wednesday evening, bringing a shift to gusty
northwest winds. Some snow showers are possible late Wednesday
night into early Thursday as a much cooler airmass moves in from
the north. JKL

MTZ123-232215-
Gallatin National Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......44-54 at 5000 feet...37-47 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........24-34 percent at 5000 feet...31-41 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......29-38 at 5000 feet...25-35 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........59-69 percent at 5000 feet...65-75 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......56-66 at 5000 feet...49-59 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-30 percent at 5000 feet...29-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
34 to 44. Highs 59 to 69. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows
24 to 34. Highs 42 to 47. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 48 to 55. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 55 to 64.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 51 to 59.

$$

MTZ124-232215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......31-36.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........18-23 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. West winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 67 to 72. West winds 20 to 35 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Highs
43 to 48. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 26 to 35. Highs 54 to 59.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 63 to 68.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 58 to 63.

$$

MTZ125-232215-
Stillwater County-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......34-39.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........50-55 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 48. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy. Numerous rain and snow
showers. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 69 to 74. West winds 15 to 30 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 27 to 33. Highs 44 to 49. West winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 27 to 36. Highs 52 to 57. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 61 to 66.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 57 to 62.

$$

MTZ126-232215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......47-57 at 5000 feet...39-49 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........22-31 percent at 5000 feet...28-38 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
   gusts to around 45 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........50-60 percent at 5000 feet...52-62 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......56-66 at 5000 feet...50-60 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-30 percent at 5000 feet...25-35 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 60 to 70. West winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 25 to 35. Highs 37 to 45. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 44 to 54. West
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 52 to 62.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 50 to 60.

$$

MTZ127-232215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......35-40.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......61-66.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 51. West winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 67 to 72. West winds 20 to 35 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 33. Highs
40 to 45. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 47 to 52. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 57 to 62.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

MTZ128-232215-
Yellowstone County-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........61-66 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 49. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 37 to
46. Highs 71 to 76. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Lows 28 to 37. Highs 45 to 50. West winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 37. Highs 53 to 58. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 61 to 66.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 to 65.

$$

MTZ129-232215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......46-56 at 5000 feet...41-48 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........26-36 percent at 5000 feet...32-39 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph. Gusts
   up to 55 mph in the morning...decreasing to 45 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......32-38 at 5000 feet...29-34 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........51-61 percent at 5000 feet...54-64 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......55-65 at 5000 feet...49-55 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-29 percent at 5000 feet...28-33 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 60 to 70. West winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 35 to 45. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 42 to 52. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 50 to 60.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 59.

$$

MTZ130-232215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
   up to 35 mph in the morning...increasing to 45 mph in the
   afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........76-81 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........21-26 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 44. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 36 to 41.
Highs 72 to 77. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Lows 26 to 36. Highs
41 to 46. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 32. Highs 48 to 53. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 59 to 64.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 58 to 63.

$$

MTZ131-232215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
   gusts to around 45 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........69-74 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......60-65.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 40. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34 to
39. Highs 73 to 78. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows 23 to 33. Highs
41 to 46. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
50 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 29. Highs 47 to 52. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 58 to 63.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63.

$$

MTZ132-232215-
Custer County-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
   up to 35 mph in the morning...increasing to 45 mph in the
   afternoon.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Lows 34 to 43. Highs 69 to 74. West winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 23 to 33. Highs 37 to 42. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 50 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 30. Highs 41 to 46. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 53 to 58.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 60.

$$

MTZ133-232215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
   gusts to around 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 40 mph in the evening...diminishing to 10 to 20 mph
   overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 42. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Isolated showers. Lows 35 to
40. Highs 71 to 76. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
showers. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 37 to 42. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 27. Highs 43 to 48. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 27 to 33. Highs 52 to 57.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 61.

$$

WYZ274-232215-
Sheridan County-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........23-28 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph. Gusts
   up to 40 mph in the morning...increasing to 50 mph in the
   afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........73-78 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 39. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 74 to 79. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 41 to 46. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 29. Highs 49 to 54. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 60 to 65.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 to 65.

$$

WYZ284-232215-
Bighorn National Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........35-40 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......20-25.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........62-67 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-32 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 55 to 60. West winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 17 to 23. Highs 28 to 33. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 24. Highs 35 to 40. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 44 to 49.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 44 to 49.

$$

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