Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 295

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THE COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTH THROUGH EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE DISTRICT THIS MORNING...AND WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES TO THE AREA TODAY ALONG WITH HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND LESS WIND. CHANCES FOR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND WETTING RAINS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING AS A WEATHER DISTURBANCE TRACKS ACROSS THE REGION. THE MAIN FOCUS FOR THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND IN THE LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS AND NEARBY PLAINS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY AND WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND AREAS NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER. AFTER A COOLER DAY MONDAY...EXPECT WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS FOR TUESDAY WITH WINDY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FOR WEDNESDAY. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 400 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1500. MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68. 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........28-34 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100-7300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (39300-62800 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........86-92 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2100...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1800-34100 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73. 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........19-25 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100-10100 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (62300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (147800 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. .THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
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