Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 295

.DISCUSSION...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR MUCH OF THE DISTRICT AS A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS ZONES 301 AND 311...AND WILL STALL ACROSS THIS AREA TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OCCURRING THIS AFTERNOON SOUTH OF THE FRONT WILL EASE TONIGHT...AND WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH EXPECTED ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL BE GUSTING 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING UNTIL THE FRONT FINALLY PUSHES SOUTH ACROSS THIS AREA BETWEEN 1200 AND 1900. SHOWERS AND T-STORMS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE FRONT AND AS ANOTHER STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES OVER THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. DRIER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WHILE GUSTY WEST WINDS CONTINUE IN AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE. LOOKING FOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS TO INCREASE ACROSS THIS AREA AS A RESULT. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 302 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2100...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS UNTIL 2100. MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........80-86 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-8500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-2400 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (118400 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (8900 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-73. 24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LAL.................2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100-7600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (39800 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (119600 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2100. MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47. 24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........92-98 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 20 MPH AND GUSTY IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-800 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2700-43600 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .LABOR DAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........25-31 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LAL.................3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300-9700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (42100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (111300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...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. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
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