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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Wyoming/Western Nebraska
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...Cold and unsettled weather will continue into the weekend,
before a warming trend occurs early next week.

WYZ301-222315-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0900, then mostly cloudy
                    until 1500, then partly cloudy. Patchy freezing
                    fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........54-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1400-11700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 2300.
Min temperature.....2 below to 3 above zero.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5500-5600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2900-20000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers.
Lows around 6. Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs around 30.

$$

WYZ302-222315-
North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 1700.
Max temperature.....21-26.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming north around 5 mph and
                    gusty in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1400 ft AGL increasing to 3300-5200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2900-31600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 2300, then chance of snow showers until
                    0500, then slight chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....2-7.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......East around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4700-16500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1100, then chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........63-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1500 ft AGL increasing to 4400-6400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (10100-58900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 6. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the mid 20s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 14. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ303-222315-
Central and Northern Carbon/Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....21-26.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........52-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1300 ft AGL increasing to 5500-7500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2800 knot-ft) increasing to good (66500
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 2300, then chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....3-8.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    after midnight. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......3000-5000 ft AGL decreasing to 1200-2600 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (24500-35000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....22-27.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2200 ft AGL increasing to 6900-8900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (19600 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (136300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 3. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 9. Highs in the mid 20s. West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs around 30.
Southwest winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 13. Highs around 30.

$$

WYZ304-222315-
Southwest Carbon County-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....24-30.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-1600 ft AGL increasing to 7100-8800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3000 knot-ft) increasing to good (94000
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 2300, then chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....6-11.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1600-3600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (34300-48400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....24-30.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with higher gusts.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.25 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......2200-3200 ft AGL increasing to 6900-8900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (54200 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (168800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows near
zero. Highs in the mid 20s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 6. Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower
30s.

$$

WYZ305-222315-
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....22-28.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........54-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......900-1900 ft AGL increasing to 6900-8300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10100 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (119300 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....7-12.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-3300 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (28400-42900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....20-26.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........58-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......1800-3500 ft AGL increasing to 9500-11500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (52900 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (225800 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 3. Highs around 19. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around
8. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the upper 20s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 17. Highs in the lower 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 15. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ306-222315-
Upper North Platte River Basin-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1700, then chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to west around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-1400 ft AGL increasing to 6800-7700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4600 knot-ft) increasing to good (87100
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....4-9.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-2900 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (19500-21000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........53-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.15 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......800-1500 ft AGL increasing to 11100-11800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (15500 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (212000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 4. Highs in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around
9. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ307-222315-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....20-26.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......900-1700 ft AGL increasing to 5700-7600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9100 knot-ft) increasing to good (90000
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....3-8.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-3700 ft AGL decreasing to 900-1700 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (19200-31500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....19-25.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........52-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1300-2600 ft AGL increasing to 9600-11200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (33700 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (149900 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows around 1.
Highs around 16. West winds around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows around
5. Highs around 19. West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the upper 20s.
Southwest winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 14. Highs around 30.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 13. Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

WYZ308-222315-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1700. chance of snow showers after 1700.
Max temperature.....21-26.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......400-1000 ft AGL increasing to 5900-7900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1800 knot-ft) increasing to good (62100
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers until
                    2300. slight chance of snow showers after 2300.
Min temperature.....1-6.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........94-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......East around 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    after midnight. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4500 ft AGL decreasing to 600-1600 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9700-16500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers until 1100, then
                    chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........53-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1000 ft AGL increasing to 8300-10300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6200 knot-ft) increasing to very good
                    (111600 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows
around 4. Highs in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the mid 20s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

WYZ309-222315-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1100. chance of snow showers after 1100
                    until 1700, then slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........57-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 2900-4800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1300-23200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....4-9.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......900-2500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4900-16000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers until 1100, then
                    chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........55-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1200 ft AGL increasing to 6300-8300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5000 knot-ft) increasing to good (71500
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows around 7.
Highs in the mid 20s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

WYZ310-222315-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........59-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL increasing to 2600-3300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3400-9000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 0500.
Min temperature.....4-9.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2000 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2500-3700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    until 1700, then chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........62-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL increasing to 1800-3700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3300-30400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows around
11. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.

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NEZ311-222315-
Pine Ridge/Nebraska National Forest/Oglala National Grasslands-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog until 0800.
                    Slight chance of snow showers until 1700.
Max temperature.....23-28.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL increasing to 2700-3200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5100-10500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....1-6.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1500 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3900-4500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after 1700.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........63-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-2600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2700-19500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 11. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 13. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers.
Lows around 14. Highs in the lower 30s.

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NEZ312-222315-
Box Butte/South Sioux-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog until 0800.
                    Slight chance of snow showers until 1700.
Max temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........64-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph and gusty.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL increasing to 2700-3200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10100-15300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....3-8.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3700-5600 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers after
                    1700.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........62-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-2600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2900-23200 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows around
14. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers.
Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.

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NEZ313-222315-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
349 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog until 0800.
                    Slight chance of snow showers until 1700.
Max temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........67-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.5 percent.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1100-3100 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (14100-18500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....6-11.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
Humidity recovery...Excellent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (2800-5700 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers after
                    1700.
Max temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........71-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc of wetting rain.Zero percent.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2400 ft AGL.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3300-21300 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows around
15. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.

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