Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northeast Montana
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND FOR ALL OF NORTHEAST MONTANA...

.DISCUSSION...As a cold front moves into North Dakota this
morning, winds will turn to the northwest and begin increasing.
Although temperatures are expected to be around 10 degrees cooler
today, low relative humidity and the gusty winds will keep fire
weather conditions at critical levels and a Red Flag Warning
remain in effect.

The dry northwesterly flow will continue into Saturday. Winds are
expected to be weaker leading to only locally critical conditions.

MTZ134-221100-
Northern Valley and Northern Phillips Counties-
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (0-10 percent). Patchy smoke.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent). Patchy smoke early
                    in the evening.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest 5 to
                    10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the late
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
90s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

MTZ135-221100-
The Little Rockies-
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent). Patchy smoke.
Max temperature.....85-90 valleys and 74-79 ridges.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent). Patchy smoke
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....57-62 valleys and 51-56 ridges.
Max humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to
                         5 to 10 mph after midnight.
    Ridge............West winds 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest 10
                     to 15 mph in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....87-92 valleys and 77-82 ridges.
Min humidity........16-21 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs around 90. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

MTZ136-221100-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent). Patchy smoke.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........9-14 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent). Patchy smoke
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to
                         10 mph after midnight.
    Ridge............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.

$$

MTZ137-221100-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent). Areas of smoke.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........6-11 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent). Areas of smoke
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming west
                         5 to 10 mph in the late evening.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming west 5
                     to 10 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........12-17 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 90s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.

$$

MTZ120-221100-
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10
                    mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the late
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

MTZ122-221100-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
341 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (10-20 percent). Patchy smoke.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........12-17 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent). Patchy smoke early
                    in the evening.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to
                    10 mph and gusty in the late evening and
                    overnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

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