Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 308

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 312 AND 313 THIS
AFTERNOON... .DISCUSSION... TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE 60S THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE. WITH A DRY AIRMASS IN PLACE...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO AROUND 15 PERCENT. IN ADDITION...WEST WINDS WILL BE BREEZY IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 25-30 MPH. A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON. WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY WITH HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING INTO THE 15-20 PERCENT RANGE. WINDS WILL BE WEAKER ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...SO ONLY AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT IS FORECASTED AT THIS TIME. LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN- 327 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1500...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........16-22 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800-8800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (113900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (206100 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........62-68 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AND GUSTY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-600 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (88900 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (4000 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66. 24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........14-20 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 40 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.......7200-8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400-11500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (88500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (218800 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...COLDER. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
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