Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 276

.DISCUSSION...
...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE OVER THE TOP OF THE RIDGE TODAY AND BRING A ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF THE AREA WITH THE BEST CHANCE ACROSS ZONES 140 AND 415. EXPECT A CONTINUED CHANCE OF MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN NEAR TO BELOW NORMAL. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON BUT MOST SHOULD BE RESTRICTED TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH ZONE 279 STAYING LARGELY DRY. WITH UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES CONTINUING TO MOVE TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA...A CHANCE OF MAINLY AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE OVER THE TOP OF THE RIDGE TODAY BUT ANY THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BE CONFINED TO THE MOUNTAINS AND POSSIBLY THE ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. THERE WILL BE A DAILY CHANCE OF MAINLY AFTERNOON OR EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH AFTERNOON BUT AGAIN MOST WILL BE CONFINED TO THE MOUNTAINS. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE OVER THE TOP OF THE RIDGE TODAY BUT ANY THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHOULD BE CONFINED TO THE MOUNTAINS. THERE WILL BE A DAILY CHANCE OF MAINLY AFTERNOON OR EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH AFTERNOON BUT AGAIN MOST SHOULD BE CONFINED TO THE MOUNTAINS. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... CODY FOOTHILLS- 331 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-87. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN SOUTHEAST UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 9000-11000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (28000-48000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-60. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........55-61 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH UNTIL 2100. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTHWEST UNTIL 0300...THEN NORTHWEST. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN AROUND 5 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 0-500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (10000-30000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-88. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN EAST AROUND 10 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 10000-11000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (48000-68000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
View Complete Fire Weather Zones

Back to Fire Weather Page

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.