Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 285

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... FIRE DANGER LOW TODAY...REMAINING LOW THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. HIGH TEMPERATURES COOLER TODAY...RANGING FROM THE UPPER MID 30S TO THE UPR 40S FOR MOST LOCATIONS WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS RANGING FROM THE MID 50S TO AROUND 70 PERCENT. WINDS WILL TEND NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH AT RIDGE TOP LEVEL. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL REMAIN HIGH TODAY...WITH BOTH RAIN AND SNOW POSSIBLE. UP TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW CHAN BE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE DAY MAINLY ABOVE 7500 FEET. THURSDAY...WARMER BY 5 TO 10 DEGREES WHILE RH VALUES DROP 10 TO 20 PERCENT BELOW THOSE OF TODAY. DRY WITH WINDS TURNING WESTERLY AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER MOUNTAIN GUSTS. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... FIRE DANGER LOW TODAY...REMAINING LOW THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. TEMPERATURES ABOUT 5 DEGREES COOLER THAN YESTERDAY...WITH HIGHS RANGING INTO THE MID AND UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S FOR MOST LOCATIONS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 40 TO 50 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BLOW FROM THE WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE DAY...ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST BY THIS EVENING. THURSDAY...WARMER WITH SUNNY DRY SKIES. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RISE SOME 5 TO 10 DEGREES...WHILE MINIMUM RH VALUES DROP 15 TO 20 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BECOME WEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276...282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... FIRE DANGER LOW TODAY...REMAINING LOW THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL COOL TODAY BY SOME 10 TO 15 DEGREES...RANGING FROM THE MID 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 40S AND MID 50S IN THE BASINS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL RISE SOME 5 TO 20 PERCENT NORTH TO SOUTH...GENERALLY RANGING FROM THE MID 40S TO NEAR 70 PERCENT. WINDS WILL TEND NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH OVER THE LOW ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY...ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST BY EVENING. FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES OF NEW SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 7500 FEET THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THURSDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL WARM BY 5 TO 10 DEGREES...NORTH TO SOUTH...OVER THOSE OF TODAY WHILE RH LEVELS DROP 5 TO 20 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH AND QUITE GUSTY AT TIMES. SKIES WILL REMAIN MOSTLY SUNNY AND DRY EXCEPT FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND BIGHORN BASIN IN THE AFTERNOON...WHEN ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281...285...289...AND 300)... FIRE DANGER WILL BE LOW TODAY...REMAINING LOW THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. HIGH TEMPERATURES COOLER TODAY BY SOME 10 TO 15 DEGREES...RANGING INTO THE UPPER 30S IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...TO THE MID AND UPPER 40S AND LOWER 50S AT LOW ELEVATIONS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 40S TO AROUND 70 PERCENT FOR MOST LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL BLOW NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH AT TIMES. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY...WITH UP TO 6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE DAY OVER PORTIONS OF THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THURSDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL WARM BY SOME 5 TO 10 DEGREES WHILE MINIMUM RH VALUES DROP 10 TO 20 PERCENT. WINDS BECOME NORTH TO NORTHWEST ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SKIES WILL REMAIN MOSTLY SUNNY AND DRY EXCEPT FOR THE NORTHERN ZONES IN THE AFTERNOON...WHEN ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS- 225 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-48. 24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........57-63 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.35 PERCENT UNTIL 1200...THEN 10 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (46000-66000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 2400. PATCHY FOG AFTER 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........79-85 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2000-2500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (38000-58000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 1200. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-54. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........38-44 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-5000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (64000-84000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS 57 TO 62. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
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