Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 291

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE AND ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TODAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. SHOWERS AND TSTORMS WILL DEVELOP FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS SOUTHEAST WY AND MOVE THE WESTERN NEBRASKA. GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE THIS WEEKEND WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 30 TO 40 MPH. HOWEVER...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT INTO MONDAY WITH COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 305 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 0900...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-87. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2 UNTIL 1500...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5900-6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200-12700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (82200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (199700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........78-84 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH DECREASING TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2100...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6200-7100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-900 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (97100 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (3700 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1500...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73. 24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........33-39 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LAL.................3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-7000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (38500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (96700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
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