Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 301

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS AND HIGH PLAINS... .DISCUSSION... A STRONG STORM SYSTEM COMBINED WITH MONSOON MOISTURE WILL GIVE WAY TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE GREATEST COVERAGE WILL BE ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF THE LARAMIE RANGE WHERE A GENERAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND NEW MOISTURE WILL MITIGATE ANY FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH MID WEEK. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 359 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-78. 24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........41-47 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY. LAL.................2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000-7600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (22600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (89500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER 0300. MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........87-93 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2100...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1800-38900 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .WEDNESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-81. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........28-34 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500-7800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (30700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (83800 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
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