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
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...

UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH
THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A PREDOMINATELY SOUTHEAST SURFACE FLOW
WILL RESULT IN INCREASING LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE ACROSS THE DISTRICT
TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE DISTRICT TODAY AND TONIGHT BRINGING A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
DISTRICT WEDNESDAY MORNING BRINGING A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST.
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OUT OF
WYOMING TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRINGING WETTING RAINS TO
ZONES 130-133 WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL TODAY BEFORE MUCH COOLER AIR
ARRIVES WEDNESDAY. HOOLEY


MTZ123-052230-
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-73 AT 5000 FEET...58-68 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-36 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................4...16 TO 25 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......36-45 AT 5000 FEET...30-40 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........82-92 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................4...16 TO 25 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-61 AT 5000 FEET...46-56 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO
40. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS 43 TO 53. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO
37. HIGHS 43 TO 53. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 30 TO 36. HIGHS 43 TO 52. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 37. HIGHS
49 TO 59.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. HIGHS 52 TO 59.

$$

MTZ124-052230-
WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......71-76.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-34 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
   SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......40-45.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........84-89 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................4...16 TO 25 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-61.
*   24 HR TREND.........15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-39 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO
38. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 37.
HIGHS 46 TO 51. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO
35. HIGHS 42 TO 47. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 46 TO 51. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 36. HIGHS
54 TO 59.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 55 TO 60.

$$

MTZ125-052230-
STILLWATER COUNTY-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
  CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-75.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-39 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......43-48.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-83 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* LAL...................4...16 TO 25 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-61.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........43-48 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO
43. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 47 TO
52. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 46 TO
51. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS
44 TO 49. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS
53 TO 58.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. HIGHS 54 TO 59.

$$

MTZ126-052230-
BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-74 AT 5000 FEET...58-68 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-39 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............LIGHT WINDS.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......44-49 AT 5000 FEET...35-43 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........77-87 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...81-91 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................4...16 TO 25 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-60 AT 5000 FEET...44-54 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-51 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........19 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 42. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 41. HIGHS 46 TO 54. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 45 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 44 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
33 TO 39. HIGHS 48 TO 55.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 53 TO 58.

$$

MTZ127-052230-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-78.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-36 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-51.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........83-88 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*   24 HR TREND.........18 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-43 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS
36 TO 41. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS
48 TO 53. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS
46 TO 51. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 38.
HIGHS 46 TO 51. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS
53 TO 58.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 54 TO 59.

$$

MTZ128-052230-
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-82.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-33 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-52.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-79 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*   24 HR TREND.........20 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-43 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS
38 TO 43. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 51 TO
56. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS
51 TO 56. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41.
HIGHS 49 TO 54. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS
57 TO 62.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 58 TO 63.

$$

MTZ129-052230-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-77 AT 5000 FEET...57-66 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...39-45 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............LIGHT WINDS.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......40-49 AT 5000 FEET...38-43 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-91 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...87-93 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-58 AT 5000 FEET...43-50 AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........18 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........47-57 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT
  AT 7000 FEET.
*   24 HR TREND.........14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH
   GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO
42. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 42. HIGHS
44 TO 53. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS
45 TO 55. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 31 TO 40. HIGHS 41 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
31 TO 38. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 50 TO 60.

$$

MTZ130-052230-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-35 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-52.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........84-89 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-65.
*   24 HR TREND.........18 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........53-58 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........23 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS
39 TO 44. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 53 TO 58. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS
54 TO 59. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40.
HIGHS 51 TO 56. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS
55 TO 60.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 59 TO 64.

$$

MTZ131-052230-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-78.
*   24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-43 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-53.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........90-95 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-61.
*   24 HR TREND.........17 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........62-67 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........24 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
   AFTERNOON.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS
39 TO 44. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 41. HIGHS
52 TO 57. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS
52 TO 57. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40.
HIGHS 48 TO 53. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS
51 TO 56.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 57 TO 62.

$$

MTZ132-052230-
CUSTER COUNTY-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-77.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-42 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........92-97 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........28 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
   AROUND 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
  RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-64.
*   24 HR TREND.........13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........65-70 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........28 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER...CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 45. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS
52 TO 57. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS
51 TO 56. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39.
HIGHS 49 TO 54. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS
52 TO 57.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 55 TO 60.

$$

MTZ133-052230-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-74.
*   24 HR TREND.........12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........49-54 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-52.
*   24 HR TREND.........8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........100 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........27 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35
   MPH IN THE EVENING.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
  RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-64.
*   24 HR TREND.........10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........73-78 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........24 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  PLAINS...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER...CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 44. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS
53 TO 58. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS
54 TO 59. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 49 TO
54. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS
52 TO 57.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. HIGHS 56 TO 61.

$$

WYZ274-052230-
SHERIDAN COUNTY-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-78.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-43 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-51.
*   24 HR TREND.........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-84 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-57.
*   24 HR TREND.........21 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........62-67 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........24 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  SLOPE/VALLEY.........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*  RIDGETOP.............NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39.
HIGHS 51 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS
52 TO 57. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39.
HIGHS 48 TO 53. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 36. HIGHS
49 TO 54.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. HIGHS 56 TO 61.

$$

WYZ284-052230-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
305 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*   24 HR TREND.........3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........44-49 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
   SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*   24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........92-97 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................4...16 TO 25 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......42-47.
*   24 HR TREND.........15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........65-70 PERCENT.
*   24 HR TREND.........21 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND (20 FT)
*  AT BURGESS JCT.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 32. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
26 TO 31. HIGHS 39 TO 44. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 40 TO 45. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 37 TO 42. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
24 TO 29. HIGHS 43 TO 48.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 43 TO 48.

$$

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