Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 294

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LIMITED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS SEEN THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL RESULT IN RELATIVELY LIGHT AND WINDS AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. TODAY WILL SEE A SMALL CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING SHOWER/THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY MAINLY WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE AND NEAR THE PINE RIDGE. ALTHOUGH ANY CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN WILL BE EXTREMELY LOW. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH THE 80 DEGREE TEMPERATURE LINE REACHING AROUND 6000 FEET. MINIMUM HUMIDITIES SHOULD ONLY FALL INTO THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WHICH WILL HELP KEEP FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AT BAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR MORE SUBSTANTIAL PRECIPITATION RETURNS MON AND ESPECIALLY TUE OF NEXT WEEK. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 422 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 0900...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........13-19 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400-13600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (54700-99100 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........60-66 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2100...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-6900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (57200 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (1300 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........14-20 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400-12300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (43700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (113900 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
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