Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SCEN AND SERN MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HOT TEMPERATURES TODAY...
...HOT...DRY AND WINDY WITH A FRONTAL PASSAGE ON THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BRING HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS
TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES APPROACHING 100 DEGREES. A FEW HIGH-BASED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR LIVINGSTON...HARLOWTON AND
ROUNDUP. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE DISTRICT ON THURSDAY.
THOUGH THE EXACT TIMING OF THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE IS STILL
UNCERTAIN...THE COMBINATION OF HOT...DRY AND WINDY WEATHER MAY
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY. LOOKING
AHEAD...IT WILL BE DRY WITH SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES
FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. JKL

MTZ123-232215-
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-98 AT 5000 FEET...80-90 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-25 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH
   IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-62 AT 5000 FEET...50-60 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........64-74 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
   MPH IN THE EVENING.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-91 AT 5000 FEET...72-82 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-26 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE
   AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER...CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 53. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 73 TO 83. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 53. HIGHS 73 TO 83. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 54. HIGHS 76 TO 86. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 48 TO 58. HIGHS 81 TO 89.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 80 TO 90.

$$

MTZ124-232215-
WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......90-95.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-79 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE
   AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........4.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 76 TO 81. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS 78 TO 83. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 84 TO 89.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 85 TO 90.

$$

MTZ125-232215-
STILLWATER COUNTY-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......93-98.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......60-65.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........51-56 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-94.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING
   INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN
   THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 57. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 79 TO 84. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 79 TO 84. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 81 TO 86. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 84 TO 89.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 85 TO 90.

$$

MTZ126-232215-
BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-98 AT 5000 FEET...83-93 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......60-68 AT 5000 FEET...54-64 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-94 AT 5000 FEET...76-86 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...17-25 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35
   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 57. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 57. HIGHS 75 TO 83. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 74 TO 82. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 59. HIGHS 76 TO 84. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
51 TO 61. HIGHS 80 TO 89.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 80 TO 89.

$$

MTZ127-232215-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-94.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......66-71.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........52-57 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE WEST OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-21 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
   IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 77 TO 82. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 76 TO 81. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 78 TO 83. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 83 TO 88.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 83 TO 88.

$$

MTZ128-232215-
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......97-102.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......64-69.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........48-53 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......96-101.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
   IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 83 TO
88. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 84 TO 89. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 88 TO 93.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 89 TO 94.

$$

MTZ129-232215-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIG HORN CANYON REC AREA-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-99 AT 5000 FEET...84-93 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......65-71 AT 5000 FEET...63-68 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........41-46 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........24 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-98 AT 5000 FEET...79-89 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-22 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...17-23 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 59. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 59. HIGHS 74 TO 84.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 58. HIGHS 72 TO 82. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 61. HIGHS 75 TO 85. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 63. HIGHS 79 TO 89.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 79 TO 89.

$$

MTZ130-232215-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......96-101.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........4.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......63-68.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-71 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......95-100.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-21 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 81 TO 86.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 83 TO 88. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 87 TO 92.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 88 TO 93.

$$

MTZ131-232215-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......96-101.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......62-67.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-74 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......96-101.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
   INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 82 TO 87.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 81 TO 86.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 85 TO 90.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 87 TO 92.

$$

MTZ132-232215-
CUSTER COUNTY-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-93.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-39 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35
   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......67-72.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-78 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 35 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......91-96.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-27 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 62. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 78 TO
83. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 79 TO 84.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 79 TO 84. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 81 TO 86.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 82 TO 87.

$$

MTZ133-232215-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-94.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-37 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WINDY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10
   TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
   TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......65-70.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-80 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40
   MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 30 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......92-97.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-29 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 79 TO
84. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 80 TO 85.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 78 TO 83. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 81 TO 86.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 82 TO 87.

$$

WYZ274-232215-
SHERIDAN COUNTY-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......97-102.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-72 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......98-103.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 83 TO 88.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 87 TO 92.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 88 TO 93.

$$

WYZ284-232215-
BIG HORN NATIONAL FOREST-
325 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........13 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-65 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........6.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 48. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 64 TO 69. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 65 TO 70. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 69 TO 74.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 69 TO
74.

$$

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