Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 307

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FIRE ZONES 312 AND 313... .DISCUSSION... CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THURSDAY AS DOWNSLOPING WINDS CONTINUE TO DRY OUT THE LOWER LAYERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE. LOOKING AT MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES OF 10 TO 13 PERCENT WITH WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH...ESPECIALLY FOR FIRE ZONES 312 AND 313. WILL BE ISSUING A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THESE ZONES. LOW PRESSURE CAUSING THESE WINDS OVER EASTERN MONTANA WILL MOVE EAST INTO THE DAKOTAS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING EAST. NEXT CHANCE FOR WETTING RAINS AND MOUNTAIN SNOWS WILL BE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS A STRONG PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO UTAH AND TRACKS ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO. EVERYONE SHOULD SEE ACCUMULATING RAINS AND MOUNTAIN SNOWS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS THIS SLOW MOVING LOW MOVES NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN NEBRASKA. SNOWY RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF- 311 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-26. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4500 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO VERY GOOD (68800-112700 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-51. 24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-6300 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (121000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (190300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .THURSDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-34. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........55-61 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-900 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (80300 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (13600 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 SHOWERS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-59. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 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.......5600-6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9900-11200 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (90700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (250300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS...RAIN LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
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