Wyoming Fire Weather Zone 310

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR ZONE 301... .DISCUSSION...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR MAINLY THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE COUNTY. ALTHOUGH NIOBRARA COUNTY IN ZONE 301 WILL ALSO BE RATHER DRY WITH GUSTY WINDS...EXPECT THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST HUMIDITIES TO BE FURTHER WEST NEAR INTERSTATE 25. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND MUCH LOWER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BY SUNDAY WITH MONSOON MOISTURE RETURNING TO THE REGION BY NEXT WEEK. PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE- 250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 0900...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-98. 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. MIN HUMIDITY........15-21 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6700-8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400-14400 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (86400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (230500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER. MAX HUMIDITY........63-69 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH AND GUSTY. LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.ZERO PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6100-7400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (94300 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (2500 KNOT-FT) AFTER MIDNIGHT. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94. 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER. MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT. 24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 10 MPH AND GUSTY. LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.5 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12200-14200 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (51400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD (101700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
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