Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 292

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING... .DISCUSSION... TEMPERATURES WILL WARM ON WEDNESDAY AND WINDS WILL BE MORE BREEZY DURING THE AFTERNOON DUE TO A STRENGTHENING PRESSURE GRADIENT. THUS...EXPECT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO BE MORE WIDESPREAD OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND RED FLAG WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT. AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT IS PREDICTED OVER THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE DUE TO HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO 15-20 PERCENT AND WIND GUSTS OF 20-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT ON THURSDAY MORNING WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES FOR THURSDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 702 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54. 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........59-65 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......37 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (900-37900 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .WEDNESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91. 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-8500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000-12000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (73400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (189200 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........63-69 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......7300-9300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-2400 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (139000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (32500 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68. 24 HR TREND......23 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........30-36 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500-5000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (47400-58100 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
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