Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 277

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH SHOWERS RETURNING BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 06L AS A COLD FRONT NEARS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE DURING THE DAY SATURDAY ALONG WITH BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN INTO THE EVENING HOURS. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND TO THE AREA ALONG WITH MORNING SHOWERS TURNING TO SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY AFTERNOON. WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WILL BE COMMON. MIN RH`S WILL BE IN THE 20S EXCEPT FOR A BRIEF PERIOD IN THE UPPER TEENS POSSIBLE IN 279. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS INTO THE EARLY EVENING. A NEW COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN ON SATURDAY WITH MORNING SHOWERS TURNING TO QUITE A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY AFTERNOON. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WILL BE COMMON WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE DISTRICT. MIN RHS`S WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 20S BUT WILL DROP INTO THE MID TO HIGH TEENS FOR A COUPLE HOURS IN 283 AND 289 BEFORE THE FRONT AND SHOWERS MOVE IN. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS INTO THE EARLY EVENING. A NEW COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN ON SATURDAY WITH MIDDAY SHOWERS TURNING TO QUITE A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WILL BE COMMON...ESPECIALLY 280...289 300 AND SOUTHERN 281. MIN RHS`S WILL DROP INTO THE MID TO UPPER TEENS FOR A COUPLE HOURS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE DISTRICT BEFORE THE COLD FRONT AND SHOWERS MOVE IN DURING THE AFTERNOON. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS- 244 PM MDT FRI AUG 29 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53. 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........77-83 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH AND GUSTY. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-9000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 3500-4500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO VERY GOOD (98000-118000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN FAIR TO GOOD (42000-60000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........23-29 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST AROUND 25 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 7500-10000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO VERY GOOD (86000-106000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN EXCELLENT (184000-204000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........82-88 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN 10 TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN 15 TO 20 MPH. LAL.................2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN AROUND 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2500-4500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (156000-176000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN FAIR TO GOOD (46000-66000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........25-31 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS UNTIL 1200...THEN AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN 25 TO 30 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN AROUND 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5500-6500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (76000-96000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT (136000-156000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .SUNDAY THROUGH LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS 69 TO 74.
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