Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 291

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON...
.DISCUSSION... ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS TODAY AS A LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVES THROUGH MONTANA. WINDS REALLY BEGIN TO PICK UP TOWARDS NOON TIME TODAY AHEAD OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND 80S IN THE PANHANDLE...AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES WILL FALL INTO THE MID TO UPPER TEENS TODAY. FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO SOUTHEAST WYOMING LATE TONIGHT...WITH WINDS SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AND TEMPERATURES COOLING DOWN SOME. INCREASING CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINS AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 301 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78. 24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9300-11000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (96700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (216700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 2100. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER 2100 UNTIL 2400. MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........87-93 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (86300 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (2500 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67. 24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........28-34 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500-6100 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (26900-37100 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. .THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
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