Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 309

...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. SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF- 322 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014 ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT... .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL 1100. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER 1100. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AFTER 1700. MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-45. 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........49-55 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. WEST 10 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 35 TO 40 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2400 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (44700-68100 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. CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL 2000. CHANCE OF SNOW. MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32. 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. MAX HUMIDITY........85-91 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.25 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2000 FT AGL. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (41100-52500 KNOT-FT). HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .MONDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1700. MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-36. 24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........48-54 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH. LAL.................1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.25 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9300-11300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (175500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (248900 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
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