Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 288

.DISCUSSION...
...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES WARMING TODAY. GENERALLY LIGHT WIND IS EXPECTED. AN ACTIVE AFTERNOON WILL BE POSSIBLE AS ANOTHER SURGE OF MOISTURE MOVES OVER WESTERN WYOMING. THIS WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY WIND AND PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH STORM ACTIVITY. EXPECT A SIMILAR SCENARIO OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES CONTINUING TO GENERALLY WARM OVER THE AREA. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES WARMING TODAY. GENERALLY LIGHT WIND IS EXPECTED. AN ACTIVE AFTERNOON WILL BE POSSIBLE AS ANOTHER SURGE OF MOISTURE MOVES OVER WESTERN WYOMING. THIS WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY WIND AND PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH STORM ACTIVITY. EXPECT A SIMILAR SCENARIO OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES CONTINUING TO GENERALLY WARM OVER THE AREA. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE DISPATCH AREA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. EXPECT CONTINUED WARMING TEMPERATURES WITH GENERALLY LIGHT WIND. A FEW LOCATIONS WILL SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWER ACTIVITY...MAINLY ZONES 286...288...289...AND ZONE 285. SHOWERS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY AND ERRATIC WIND WITH LIGHTNING AND PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. THIS SCENARIO WILL BE PRESENT OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE DISPATCH AREA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. EXPECT CONTINUED WARMING TEMPERATURES WITH GENERALLY LIGHT WIND. A FEW LOCATIONS WILL SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWER ACTIVITY...MAINLY ZONES 289...300...AND 285. SHOWERS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY AND ERRATIC WIND WITH LIGHTNING AND PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. THIS SCENARIO WILL BE PRESENT OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF- 235 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-76. 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN NORTHEAST. LAL.................3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN NORTHEAST. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5500-8000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (38000-58000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .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.....45-53. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........63-69 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN WEST. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTHWEST. MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2500-5000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (34000-54000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-77. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........25-31 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN SOUTHEAST. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN SOUTHEAST. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6000-8500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (32000-52000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 50. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
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