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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy to windy conditions today for the eastern portion of the
district, and becoming windy west later in the afternoon.
Scattered snow showers will continue through mid day east of
Billings. Afternoon RH values range from 30s west to 50s east.
Foothills winds become strong tonight. Friday is a pre-frontal day
with RH values in the 20s, gusty west to southwest winds and
temperatures in the 50s. Strong cold front arrives late Friday
evening with gusty winds continuing and increasing snow chances
overnight.

Anticipate Friday morning will be the last FWF needed as
conditions will trend cooler and wetter through the weekend and
next week. Chambers

MTZ123-142315-
Gallatin National Forest-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......33-41 at 5000 feet...26-36 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........46-56 percent at 5000 feet...43-53 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........34 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......18-28 at 5000 feet...13-23 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........61-71 percent at 5000 feet...63-73 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........37 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......36-46 at 5000 feet...28-38 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........38-48 percent at 5000 feet...44-54 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........South winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 23 to 29. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Highs 27 to 32. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Highs 29 to 39. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 17 to 27.
Highs 31 to 41. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 21 to 31.
Highs 34 to 44.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
35 to 45.

$$

MTZ124-142315-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........41-46 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........53-58 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........25 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
   35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......49-54.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 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.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow
showers. Lows 25 to 30. West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
around 45 mph.
.SATURDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 18 to 27. Highs 29 to 34. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 19 to 29.
Highs 34 to 39. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 40 to 45. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
26 to 31. Highs 40 to 45.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Highs 40 to 45.

$$

MTZ125-142315-
Stillwater County-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........42 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 clear.
* Min temperature.......26-31.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........28 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......49-54.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........26-31 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 26 to 31. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows
18 to 28. Highs 31 to 36. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 17 to 26.
Highs 38 to 43. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers with isolated
snow showers. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 43 to 48. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 30. Highs 42 to 47.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated rain and snow showers. Highs
44 to 49.

$$

MTZ126-142315-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......34-42 at 5000 feet...29-38 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........37-47 percent at 5000 feet...33-43 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........46 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......19-24.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity..........50-60 percent at 5000 feet...45-55 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........39 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......40-50 at 5000 feet...35-45 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........27-37 percent at 5000 feet...30-40 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* 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 70 mph in the afternoon.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Lows 24 to 29. West winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to around
65 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows
18 to 28. Highs 27 to 34. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 16 to 25.
Highs 31 to 39. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 17 to 25.
Highs 34 to 44. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 22 to 29.
Highs 36 to 43.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs 37 to 45.

$$

MTZ127-142315-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Min humidity..........39-44 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......30-35.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity..........49-54 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening...increasing to 40 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........19 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.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows
28 to 33. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
24 to 30. Highs 32 to 37. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 39 to 44. Southwest
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 30. Highs 41 to 46. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 30. Highs 39 to 44.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 41 to 46.

$$

MTZ128-142315-
Yellowstone County-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........36-41 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..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......28-33.
*   24 hr trend.........Unchanged.
* Max humidity..........59-64 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........4.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 29 to 34. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain
showers. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 34 to 39. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 20 to 29. Highs 40 to 45. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers with isolated
snow showers. Lows 25 to 30. Highs 43 to 48. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
25 to 30. Highs 42 to 47.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 42 to 47.

$$

MTZ129-142315-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......32-40 at 5000 feet...29-34 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........39-49 percent at 5000 feet...34-43 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......21-28 at 5000 feet...18-24 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........47-57 percent at 5000 feet...45-52 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........31 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......42-52 at 5000 feet...39-44 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........20-25 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........24 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 10 to 20 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 35 to 50 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 23 to
30. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows
18 to 28. Highs 26 to 35. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 27. Highs 31 to 39. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers. Lows
19 to 27. Highs 33 to 42. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 22 to 30.
Highs 36 to 41.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 37 to 44.

$$

MTZ130-142315-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......25-30.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........67-72 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......54-59.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........22-27 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........23 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......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 29 to 34. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 23 to 31. Highs 37 to 42. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 27. Highs 39 to 44. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers with isolated
snow showers. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 42 to 47. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Highs 39 to 44.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 40 to 45.

$$

MTZ131-142315-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......36-41.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........46-51 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......24-29.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........11 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......52-57.
*   24 hr trend.........16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........19-24 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........27 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.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Lows 29 to 34. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers and
Scattered showers. Lows 22 to 31. Highs 33 to 38. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 28. Highs 37 to 42. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
24 to 29. Highs 43 to 48. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 23 to 28. Highs 39 to 44.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 43 to 48.

$$

MTZ132-142315-
Custer County-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the morning.
* Max temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........59-64 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......22-27.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max temperature.......47-52.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........30-35 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..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 27 to
32. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows
19 to 29. Highs 33 to 38. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 26. Highs 36 to 41. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
22 to 27. Highs 36 to 41. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 21 to 26.
Highs 37 to 42.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 38 to 43.

$$

MTZ133-142315-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow
  showers...mainly in the morning.
* Max temperature.......33-38.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........54-59 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......22-27.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......50-55.
*   24 hr trend.........17 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 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..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 26 to
31. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers with
isolated showers. Lows 19 to 28. Highs 34 to 39. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 24. Highs 35 to 40. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
21 to 26. Highs 39 to 44. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 21 to 26. Highs 39 to 44.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 44 to 49.

$$

WYZ274-142315-
Sheridan County-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........39-44 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 30 to 45 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......20-25.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........64-69 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........21 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......53-58.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 26 to
31. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder, cloudy. Numerous snow showers and Scattered
showers. Lows 17 to 27. Highs 35 to 40. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 16 to 23. Highs 38 to 43. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
20 to 25. Highs 45 to 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow showers. Lows
21 to 26. Highs 42 to 47.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 to 50.

$$

WYZ284-142315-
Bighorn National Forest-
302 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the morning.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......13-18.
*   24 hr trend.........1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........36 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........24-29 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers. Lows 17 to
22. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder, cloudy. Snow showers. Lows 9 to 19. Highs
21 to 26. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 16. Highs 25 to 30. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 13 to 18.
Highs 30 to 35. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 15 to 20.
Highs 30 to 35.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 33 to 38.

$$

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