Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 278

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... LIMITED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IN WEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WEST THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE A WARMING TREND. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... LIMITED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IN WEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE SOUTHWEST THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE A WARMING TREND. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... LIMITED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IN WEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE NORTH AND CENTRAL AREAS OF WYOMING THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE A WARMING TREND. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... LIMITED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IN WEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE NORTH AND CENTRAL AREAS OF WYOMING THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE A WARMING TREND. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN/ROCK SPRINGS BLM- 144 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-48. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........74-80 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2000-3500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (68000-88000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN POOR (18000-38000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80. 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. MIN HUMIDITY........21-27 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 7500-10000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (52000-72000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2400. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........84-90 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.25 PERCENT UNTIL 2400...THEN 35 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (48000-68000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN POOR (2000-4000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........33-39 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN WEST. LAL.................3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.12 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 7000-9500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (20000-40000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN GOOD TO VERY GOOD (96000-116000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 64 TO 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
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