Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 285

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
FIRE ZONES 279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR FIRE ZONE 276... .DISCUSSION... ...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... THERE WILL ONLY BE AN ISOLATED CHANCE FOR A GUSTY SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING ACROSS THE DISTRICT. THIS SPARSE ACTIVITY COULD PRODUCE SHORT LIVED ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WITH LITTLE RAINFALL. THROUGH FRIDAY...WARM AND MOSTLY DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE...WITH THE BEST CHANCE FOR AN EARLY MORNING SHOWER OCCURRING THURSDAY MORNING...WITH LITTLE IF ANY CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION ON FRIDAY SATURDAY. FIRE DANGER WILL CERTAINLY BE ENHANCED THROUGH THE PERIOD...ALTHOUGH FUELS ARE NOT CONSIDERED CRITICAL AT THIS TIME. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL LAST THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR ZONE 279. PLEASE SEE THE RED FLAG WARNING PRODUCT FOR FURTHER DETAILS. OTHERWISE...TEMPERATURES SIMILAR TO THOSE ON TUESDAY WITH HIGHS MOSTLY RANGING INTO THE LOWER 90S FOR MOST LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL TEND OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH A GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE INTO THE EVENING WITH EVEN STRONGER WINDS ON THURSDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE 7 TO 12 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THERE WILL ONLY BE AN ISOLATED CHANCE FOR A SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH LITTLE RAIN...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND GUSTY ERRATIC WIND ACCOMPANYING. THROUGH FRIDAY...EXPECT WARM/HOT AND DRY WEATHER TO CONTINUE ALONG WITH INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL LAST THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR ZONES 283 285 AND 287....THURSDAY AT NOON FOR ZONE 276. PLEASE SEE THE RED FLAG WARNING AND FIRE WEATHER WATCH PRODUCTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS. IT WILL CONTINUE HOT WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE UPPER 80S NEAR 100 FOR MOST LOCATIONS WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS RANGING FROM AROUND 10 PERCENT INTO THE TEENS. WINDS WILL TEND OUT OF THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS 20 TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING. CHANCES FOR AN ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORM WILL BE CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING MAINLY THE WIND RIVER AND SOUTH BIG HORN MOUNTAINS WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS POSSIBLE IN THE RED FLAG AND SURROUNDING AREA. THROUGH FRIDAY...EXPECT WARM/HOT AND DRY WEATHER TO CONTINUE ALONG WITH INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS AND ONLY AN ISOLATED CHANCE FOR A SHOWER OR THUNDER THURSDAY OVER THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL LAST THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR ZONES 280 285 AND 300. PLEASE SEE THE RED FLAG WARNING AND FIRE WEATHER WATCH PRODUCTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS. HIGHS MOSTLY RANGING INTO THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO 90S AT LOWER ELEVATIONS. WINDS WILL TEND OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE. EVEN STRONGER WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM UPPER SINGLE DIGITS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS. THERE WILL AN ISOLATED CHANCE FOR FOR A GUSTY SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM THROUGH THURSDAY. THROUGH FRIDAY...EXPECT WARM/HOT AND DRY WEATHER TO CONTINUE ALONG WITH INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS- 146 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY... .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-67. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........37-43 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN 15 MPH UNTIL 0300...THEN 20 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......9500-12000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 4500-7000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (156000-176000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN GOOD (64000-84000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-93. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........10-16 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 9500-12000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO VERY GOOD (92000-112000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN EXCELLENT (184000-204000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-56. 24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........61-67 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH UNTIL 2400. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......8500-11000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 3000-5500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (156000-176000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 2400...THEN POOR TO FAIR (34000-54000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-85. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........13-19 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 25 MPH AFTER 1200. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN WEST AROUND 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6500-9000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (36000-56000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT (144000-164000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
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