Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 292

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NO CONCERNS FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER IN THE NEAR FUTURE. A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE AREA ON SAT AFTN THROUGH SUN MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WILL DEVELOP FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS SOUTHEAST WY AND THE WESTERN NE PANHANDLE DURING THAT TIME. GUSTY WEST-TO-SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE ON SAT WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH...BUT MINIMUM RH VALUES SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT. COOLER ON SUN WITH CONTINUED BREEZY CONDITIONS AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND WEAK TSTMS. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 139 PM MDT FRI AUG 29 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........80-86 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1700-35900 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 0900...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90. 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH INCREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600-11600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (58000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (160000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........78-84 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-7000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-1200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (77800 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (6400 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72. 24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........35-41 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LAL.................3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-7000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (33300-77900 KNOT-FT). 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 UPPER 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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