Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 293

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR ZONE 301... .DISCUSSION...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR MAINLY THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE COUNTY. ALTHOUGH NIOBRARA COUNTY IN ZONE 301 WILL ALSO BE RATHER DRY WITH GUSTY WINDS...EXPECT THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST HUMIDITIES TO BE FURTHER WEST NEAR INTERSTATE 25. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND MUCH LOWER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BY SUNDAY WITH MONSOON MOISTURE RETURNING TO THE REGION BY NEXT WEEK. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING... .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........10-16 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST UP TO 25 MPH BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......7500-8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14600-15300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (103900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (294700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2100. MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........66-72 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......7800-8800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600-2200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (120700 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (14500 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1500...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95. 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........13-19 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH AND GUSTY SHIFTING TO THE WEST UP TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200-15200 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (66200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (177900 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
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