Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 308

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING... .DISCUSSION... CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH FREQUENT WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 30 AND 45 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR WITH LESSER WINDS INTO THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE. DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WITH LITTLE TO NO MEASUREABLE PRECIPITATION BETWEEN NOW AND THEN. A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA...BUT CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINS ARE NEAR ZERO. LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN- 206 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39. 24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1300-38500 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1500...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67. 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 5 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100-8800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (58700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (186300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SATURDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........67-73 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD. 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1800-2500 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (90900 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (24000 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58. 24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300-9800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (64300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (118600 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. .FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
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