Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 296

.DISCUSSION...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE DISTRICT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THIS ACTIVITY WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND PERHAPS SOME SMALL HAIL AS WELL. A MORE ISOLATED COVERAGE FOR SHOWERS AND T-STORMS IS EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY...WITH THE MAIN FOCUS FOR THIS ACTIVITY IN THE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER. DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER WILL RETURN FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND...ALONG WITH GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY AND LABOR DAY WITH THE PASSAGE OF A UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND PACIFIC COLD FRONT. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 307 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL UNTIL 2400. MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........87-93 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 10 MPH. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1500 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (7900-21900 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 1500...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100-9800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (50800-98200 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........71-77 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1200-39200 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000-11200 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (37400-81300 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
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