Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 278

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING ACROSS THE DISPATCH AREA. A SURGE OF MOISTURE WILL THEN MOVE OVER THE AREA AND IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE CLOUD COVER...COOLING TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY...AND INCREASE DAYTIME HUMIDITY. BY THE MID AFTERNOON HOURS...SOME SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER THE DISPATCH AREA. GUSTY WIND AND LIGHTNING ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE THE PRIMARY THREATS ASSOCIATED WITH THE WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE WEEK...WITH EMPHASIS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING ACROSS THE DISPATCH AREA. A SURGE OF MOISTURE WILL THEN MOVE OVER THE AREA AND IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE CLOUD COVER...COOLING TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY...AND INCREASE DAYTIME HUMIDITY. BY THE MID AFTERNOON HOURS...SOME SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER THE DISPATCH AREA. GUSTY WIND AND LIGHTNING ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE THE PRIMARY THREATS ASSOCIATED WITH THE WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE WEEK...WITH EMPHASIS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... DRY CONDITIONS WILL LAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE DISPATCH AREA. A SURGE OF MOISTURE THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE SOME CLOUD COVER...THOUGH WARMING TEMPERATURES ARE STILL EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA. THE ARRIVING MOISTURE WILL KEEP DAYTIME HUMIDITY SLIGHTLY ELEVATED TODAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AFTER 1500 THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL THEN INCREASE IN LIKELIHOOD THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WIND AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... DRY CONDITIONS WILL LAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE DISPATCH AREA. A SURGE OF MOISTURE MONDAY MORNING WILL INCREASE SOME CLOUD COVER...THOUGH WARMING TEMPERATURES ARE STILL EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA. THE ARRIVING MOISTURE WILL KEEP DAYTIME HUMIDITY SLIGHTLY ELEVATED TODAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AFER 1500 THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL THEN INCREASE IN LIKELIHOOD THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WIND AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN/ROCK SPRINGS BLM- 259 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........14-20 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN SOUTHEAST UNTIL 1500...THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 7000-9500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (36000-56000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-56. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........66-72 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN NORTHEAST. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN EAST. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN EAST. MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2500-5000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (26000-46000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TUESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79. 24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........30-36 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN EAST AROUND 10 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN SOUTHEAST UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTHEAST. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT UNTIL 1200...THEN 40 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN SOUTHEAST UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTHEAST. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (28000-48000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
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