Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 300

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...YELLOWSTONE NP AND TETON DISPATCH AREAS (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 140...414...415...AND 416)... FIRE DANGER LOW TODAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL DROP 10 TO 20 PERCENT COMPARED TO THOSE OF YESTERDAY...RANGING INTO THE 30S AND 40S (PERCENT) FOR MOST LOCATIONS. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RISE ABOUT 5 TO 10 DEGREES...RANGING INTO THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S FOR MOST LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL BLOW OUT OF THE WEST OR SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH FROM LOW TO HIGH ELEVATIONS. WEDNESDAY...TEMPERATURES RISE A FEW MORE DEGREES WHILE RH VALUES ALSO RISE 5 TO 10 PERCENT WITH WINDS WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THERE WILL BE INCREASING CHANCES...ALBEIT ON THE LOW SIDE...FOR LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW MAINLY OVER ZONES 140 415 AND 416. ...RAWLINS DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278... AND 279)... FIRE DANGER SLIGHTLY ENHANCED TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE AROUND 5 DEGREES ABOVE THOSE OF YESTERDAY...WITH HIGHS RANGING INTO THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S FOR MOST LOCATIONS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE THE UPPER TEENS TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BLOW FROM THE WEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH AT TIMES. WEDNESDAY...CONTINUING DRY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES RISING ANOTHER 5 DEGREES AND MINIMUM RH VALUES ALSO RISING ABOUT 5 PERCENT. WIND WILL CONTINUE OUT OF THE WEST BUT A LITTLE STRONGER AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE...FIRE DANGER ELEVATED FOR ANOTHER DAY. ...CODY DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276...282...283...285...286...287...288...AND 289)... FIRE DANGER REMAINS ON THE LOW SIDE TODAY. WIND WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BASINS...WHILE WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS. OTHERWISE...TEMPERATURES WILL RISE A FEW DEGREES ACROSS THE AREA...WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE UPPER 30S AND 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER AND MID 50S IN THE BASINS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER TEENS AND LOWER 20S (PERCENT) IN THE BASINS TO AS MUCH AS 40 PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS. DRY ALL ZONES TODAY. WEDNESDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RISE 5 TO 10 DEGREES WHILE RH LEVELS DROP REMAIN SIMILAR TO THOSE OF TODAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 30 MPH ACROSS THE BASINS WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE FOOTHILLS...WHILE THE MOUNTAINS WILL SEE WEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH AT TIMES. THERE WILL BE INCREASING CHANCES...ALBEIT ON THE LOW SIDE...FOR LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW OVER ZONES 286 AND 288 WITH MUCH LESSER CHANCES ACROSS ZONE 275. ...CASPER DISPATCH AREA (INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281...285...289...AND 300)... SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS TODAY WILL BEGIN TO ENHANCE FIRE DANGER TODAY. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE AT TIMES. MINIMUM RH VALUES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 25 PERCENT...WHILE THE MOUNTAINS REACH TO THE MID 30S. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RISE 3 TO 5 DEGREES OVER THOSE OF YESTERDAY...RANGING FROM THE MID 30S IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...TO THE LOWER 50S AT LOW ELEVATIONS. WEDNESDAY...TEMPERATURES RISE ANOTHER 5 OR SO DEGREES...WHILE MINIMUM RH VALUES ALSO RISE ABOUT 5 PERCENT. WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BLOW OUT OF THE WEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. WITH INCREASED WINDS COMBINING WITH WARMER AND STILL DRY CONDITIONS...FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE ELEVATED. ...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS... ...HAINES INDEX IS HIGH LEVEL HAINES BOTH DAY AND NIGHT... CASPER MOUNTAIN- 241 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST AROUND 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (34000-54000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34. 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........44-50 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-1500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (22000-36000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .WEDNESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........22-28 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH UNTIL 1200...THEN WEST AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3000-5500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (40000-60000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1200...THEN GOOD TO VERY GOOD (98000-118000 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...... .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. .SATURDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. .SUNDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
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