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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SCen and SErn Montana
National Weather Service Billings MT
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Showers will continue through the early afternoon mainly along and
south of the Interstate 90/94 corridor. We have already seen
gusty/erratic winds 30 to 45 mph with these showers and that will
continue through the afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms expected
mainly over the eastern Plains and near the Bighorn Mountains.
Winds will gust 25 to 40 mph out of the north by afternoon with
the strongest gusts anticipated over the Plains. Conditions clear
up by tonight as we trend warmer and drier Tuesday and Wednesday.
A strong front moves through on Wednesday which will bring warm,
dry, and windy conditions to the region. Walsh

MTZ123-222215-
Gallatin National Forest-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers.
* Max temperature.......54-64 at 5000 feet...45-55 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........42-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
* Min temperature.......33-42 at 5000 feet...29-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........82-92 percent at 5000 feet...80-90 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-74 at 5000 feet...58-68 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........34-44 percent at 5000 feet...37-47 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............West 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 49. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 36 to 46. Highs 64 to 72. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 50 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 33 to 42. Highs 50 to 60. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 33 to 39. Highs 50 to 59. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 33 to 40. Highs 52 to 62.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Highs 57 to 66.

$$

MTZ124-222215-
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........86-91 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........12 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......71-76.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 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
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40 to 45. Highs 68 to 73. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 55 to 60. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 55 to 60. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 58 to 63.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
63 to 68.

$$

MTZ125-222215-
Stillwater County-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers...mainly in the
  morning.
* Max temperature.......56-61.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........43-48 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........15 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......40-45.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......68-73.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........34-39 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 52. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 41 to 49. Highs 71 to 76. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 57 to 62. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 55 to 60. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 59 to 64.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Highs 63 to 68.

$$

MTZ126-222215-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and numerous
  snow showers in the morning...then numerous rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.......50-58 at 5000 feet...42-52 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........42-52 percent at 5000 feet...49-59 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........16 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 25 to 40 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................80 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated rain showers in
  the evening...then mostly clear overnight.
* Min temperature.......39-46 at 5000 feet...29-39 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........72-82 percent at 5000 feet...77-87 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........5 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......61-71 at 5000 feet...52-62 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-38 percent at 5000 feet...38-48 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........14 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 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 52. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40 to 50. Highs 70 to 80. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow
showers with isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 53 to
61. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 51 to 60. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 53 to 62.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Scattered showers, Isolated thunderstorms
and snow showers. Highs 57 to 66.

$$

MTZ127-222215-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the morning.
* Max temperature.......59-64.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........30-35 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......46-51.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........72-77 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around
   30 mph in the evening...becoming west 5 to 10 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 56. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45 to 53. Highs 70 to 75. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 55 to 60. Northwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
41 to 46. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 58 to 63.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
63 to 68.

$$

MTZ128-222215-
Yellowstone County-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain
  showers...mainly in the morning.
* Max temperature.......63-68.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........7 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min temperature.......41-46.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........79-84 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph in the
   evening...becoming west 5 to 10 mph overnight.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......71-76.
*   24 hr trend.........8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45 to 51. Highs 76 to 81. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 61 to 66. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
41 to 46. Highs 60 to 65. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 63 to 68.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
67 to 72.

$$

MTZ129-222215-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms.
  Numerous rain showers...mainly in the morning.
* Max temperature.......49-59 at 5000 feet...43-51 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........41-51 percent at 5000 feet...51-58 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with
   gusts to around 40 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......40-47 at 5000 feet...37-42 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........71-81 percent at 5000 feet...76-86 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph in the evening...becoming west 5 to 10 mph
   overnight.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......61-71 at 5000 feet...54-63 at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-38 percent at 5000 feet...34-40 percent
  at 7000 feet.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 52. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40 to 50. Highs 68 to 78. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 43. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 50 to 60. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 43. Highs 52 to 62.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
56 to 66.

$$

MTZ130-222215-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny. Scattered rain
  showers...mainly in the morning.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........31-36 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........9 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........82-87 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......69-74.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........25-30 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Light and variable winds.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 52. Southeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45 to 50. Highs 78 to 83. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 42 to
47. Highs 62 to 67. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
41 to 46. Highs 63 to 68. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 65 to 70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
68 to 73.

$$

MTZ131-222215-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny with scattered rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......59-64.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........37-42 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........87-92 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........4 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......66-71.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........29-34 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........8 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............North 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 77 to 82. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 39 to
44. Highs 61 to 66. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
39 to 44. Highs 60 to 65. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 61 to 66.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
65 to 70.

$$

MTZ132-222215-
Custer County-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Partly sunny with scattered rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........38-43 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......42-47.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........77-82 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........17 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......64-69.
*   24 hr trend.........7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........28-33 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........3.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Southeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 43 to 48. Highs 74 to 79. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 60 to 65.
West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 41 to 46. Highs
59 to 64. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 42 to 47. Highs 61 to 66.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
64 to 69.

$$

MTZ133-222215-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers
  with isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.......57-62.
*   24 hr trend.........2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........45-50 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........1 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.......37-42.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........85-90 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........2 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
   mph in the evening.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......62-67.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........32-37 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Plains...............North winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 71 to 76. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 61 to 66.
West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 40 to 45. Highs
60 to 65. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 40 to 45. Highs
61 to 66.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Highs 63 to 68.

$$

WYZ274-222215-
Sheridan County-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms.
  Numerous rain showers...mainly in the morning.
* Max temperature.......55-60.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........46-51 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........10 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
   around 35 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 20 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature.......38-43.
*   24 hr trend.........6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........83-88 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........6 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
   in the evening.
*  Ridgetop.............North 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......65-70.
*   24 hr trend.........10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........33-38 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  Slope/valley.........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*  Ridgetop.............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 46. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 76 to 81. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 60 to 65. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 58 to 63. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 59 to 64.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
63 to 68.

$$

WYZ284-222215-
Bighorn National Forest-
314 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain showers in the
  morning...then scattered rain showers with isolated thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.......39-44.
*   24 hr trend.........5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity..........58-63 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........13 percent wetter.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
   around 30 mph.
* LAL...................2...1 to 8 strikes/15 min/cell.
* CWR...................70 percent.
* Haines index..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain and snow
  showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.......27-32.
*   24 hr trend.........4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity..........87-92 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........3 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Less than 10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather...........Sunny.
* Max temperature.......51-56.
*   24 hr trend.........12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity..........40-45 percent.
*   24 hr trend.........18 percent drier.
* Wind (20 ft)
*  At Burgess Jct.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1...no thunderstorms.
* CWR...................Zero.
* Haines index..........2.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 39. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 28 to 36. Highs 59 to 64. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow
showers with isolated thunderstorms. Lows 26 to 31. Highs 44 to
49. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 26 to 31. Highs 43 to 48. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers, snow showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 26 to 31. Highs 44 to 49.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers, Isolated thunderstorms
and snow showers. Highs 47 to 52.

$$

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