Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 300

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... A MOIST...NEAR-ZONAL FLOW WILL KEEP AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY. SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD...WITH INCREASING DAYTIME HUMIDITY. WETTING RAINS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST WITH THESE STORMS. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... A MOIST...NEAR-ZONAL FLOW WILL KEEP AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY. SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD...WITH INCREASING DAYTIME HUMIDITY. WETTING RAINS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST WITH THESE STORMS. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276... 282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... A MOIST...NEAR-ZONAL FLOW WILL KEEP AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY. SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD...WITH INCREASING DAYTIME HUMIDITY. WETTING RAINS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST WITH THESE STORMS. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281... 285...289...AND 300)... A MOIST...NEAR-ZONAL FLOW WILL KEEP AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY. SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD...WITH INCREASING DAYTIME HUMIDITY. WETTING RAINS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST WITH THESE STORMS. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... CASPER MOUNTAIN- 246 PM MDT WED JUL 9 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN SOUTH UNTIL 0300...THEN SOUTHWEST. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN SOUTHEAST UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTH. MIXING HEIGHT.......7500-10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2500-5000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (46000-66000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85. 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN WEST AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5500-8000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (52000-72000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTHEAST. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.LESS THAN 5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN EAST UNTIL 2400...THEN SOUTH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2000-4500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (36000-56000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AFTER 1200. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT UNTIL 1200...THEN 15 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN SOUTHEAST. MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4500-7000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (20000-40000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70.
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