Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 301

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MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. INCREASING MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL PRODUCE MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND FRIDAY. THE BEST CHANCE OF WETTING RAINS WILL BE ON FRIDAY. MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY VALUES WILL GENERALLY STAY ABOVE 30 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO THE ELEVATED MOISTURE LEVELS. NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND- 318 AM MDT THU JUL 10 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1500...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 0900. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200-8800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO VERY GOOD (55700-104600 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........85-91 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4-7 MPH. LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-7000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000-3000 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (5800-53800 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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........33-39 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-9 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.15 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000-8000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (28400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (83000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
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