Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 303

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING... .DISCUSSION... DRY AND WINDY WILL ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY PRODUCING CRITICAL TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS. WINDS WILL GUST 40 TO 50 MPH ACROSS CARBON COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON WITH HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT. WINDS WILL NOT BE QUITE SO STRONG FARTHER EAST BUT STILL LOOKING AT GUSTS TO 30 MPH REACHING THE NEBRASKA BORDER THIS AFTERNOON. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED INTO THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. CENTRAL AND NORTHERN CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS- 321 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900-8000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (65900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (172100 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52. 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........53-59 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (54700 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (1600 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .WEDNESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........9-15 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AND GUSTY INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900-12300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (83600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (275500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
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