Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 279

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING FOR ZONE 276... .DISCUSSION... ...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... RELATIVELY WARM WITH INCREASING WESTERLY FLOW TODAY. THERE COULD BE SOME WIND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR TWO ACROSS THE NORTH TONIGHT AS A STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TO TREK NORTH ACROSS IDAHO. A LITTLE LESS WINDY AND WARMER ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH SOUTHWEST FLOW RETURNING. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN AND SNOW WITH A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... RELATIVELY WARM AND DRY WITH INCREASING WESTERLY FLOW TODAY. THERE COULD BE SOME WIND GUSTS OVER 35 MPH IN THE MORE WIND PRONE AREAS THIS AFTERNOON. A LITTLE LESS WINDY AND WARMER ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH SOUTHWEST FLOW RETURNING. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW WITH A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... ...HIGH WIND WATCH FOR ZONE 276 TONIGHT... RELATIVELY WARM AND DRY WITH INCREASING WESTERLY FLOW TODAY. THERE COULD BE SOME WIND GUSTS OVER 50 MPH IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS TONIGHT...WITH GUSTS OVER 25 MPH EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. A LITTLE LESS WINDY AND WARMER ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH SOUTHWEST FLOW RETURNING. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW WITH A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... WARM DRY AND WINDY TODAY AS WESTERLY FLOW INCREASES THROUGH THE DAY. THERE COULD BE A FEW WIND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH IN MORE WIND PRONE AREAS. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WILL BE A LITTLE LESS WINDY AND WARM AS SOUTHWEST FLOW RETURNS. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR A WETTING RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW ON SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA- 245 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67. 24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........23-29 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN AROUND 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3000-5500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (14000-34000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN GOOD (76000-96000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........70-76 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH AND GUSTY. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 500-1500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (68000-88000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN POOR (6000-18000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2000-4500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (22000-42000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .FRIDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .MONDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS 46 TO 51.
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