Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 306

...WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
WYOMING AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY FOR THE LARAMIE VALLEY AND UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING SARATOGA... ...HIGH WIND WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT FOR THE TYPICAL WIND PRONE LOCATIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING... .DISCUSSION... NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 60 AND 70 MPH LIKELY. INCREASING MOISTURE WILL KEEP THE RISK FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH LOW. SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN SNOWS WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 2 FEET POSSIBLE IN THE SNOWIES AND SIERRA MADRES BEFORE ALL IS SAID AND DONE. UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN- 322 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM MST MONDAY... .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL 1700. SNOW AFTER 1700. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AFTER 1100. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39. 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. WEST 15 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2200 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (37200-52700 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW UNTIL 2300. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW AFTER 2300 UNTIL 0500. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32. 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........87-93 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. WEST 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.50 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2300 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (40300-59300 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .MONDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL 1700...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........57-63 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-6800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9700-10300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (152900-186800 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .CHRISTMAS DAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS AROUND 20. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
View Complete Fire Weather Zones

Back to Fire Weather Page

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.