Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 277

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOUND THROUGH THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. OVERNIGHT LULLS IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE POSSIBLE...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS. ENHANCED MOISTURE OVER THE AREA WILL PERMIT STORMS TO POTENTIALLY PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL...HELPING TO ALLEVIATE SOME FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS. COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TUESDAY...WITH INCREASED DAYTIME HUMIDITY. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE WILL INCREASE THROUGH WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE AREA. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOUND THROUGH THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. OVERNIGHT LULLS IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE POSSIBLE...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS. ENHANCED MOISTURE OVER THE AREA WILL PERMIT STORMS TO POTENTIALLY PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL...HELPING TO ALLEVIATE SOME FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS. COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TUESDAY...WITH INCREASED DAYTIME HUMIDITY. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE WILL INCREASE THROUGH WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE AREA. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... INCREASED MOISTURE OVER THE AREA WILL GENERATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...WITH ELEVATED DAYTIME HUMIDITY. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED WITH STORM ACTIVITY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. OVERALL...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL HAVE A REPRIEVE UNDER THE CURRENT SYSTEM. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... INCREASED MOISTURE OVER THE AREA WILL GENERATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...WITH ELEVATED DAYTIME HUMIDITY. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED WITH STORM ACTIVITY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. OVERALL...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL HAVE A REPRIEVE UNDER THE CURRENT SYSTEM. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS- 336 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-56. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........69-75 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTHEAST. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN NORTHWEST UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTH. MIXING HEIGHT.......7500-10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 4000-6500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (38000-58000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TUESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75. 24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........34-40 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN EAST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTH AROUND 10 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT UNTIL 1200...THEN 50 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (18000-38000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TUESDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........85-91 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN NORTHEAST. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN NORTHEAST. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT UNTIL 2400...THEN 10 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN NORTHEAST. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2000-3500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (22000-40000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .WEDNESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........36-42 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5000-7500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (46000-66000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS 75 TO 80. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
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