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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...Moist northerly flow aloft will prevail across the
districts for scattered to numerous showers this morning tapering
off to isolated/scattered showers and a few thunderstorms this
afternoon. Unsettled conditions continue overnight and into
Friday but clearing skies and drier conditions should move into
the northern forecast zones by afternoon. The holiday weekend is
expected to be seasonably warm with isolated showers and
thunderstorms at times.

MTZ112-252300-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......54-61...47-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........36-45 percent...47-55 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
     Ridges............Very windy. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  evening.
* Min Temperature.......37-42.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........79-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......60-66...53-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ113-252300-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........39-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
     Ridges............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy...then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......40-45.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........79-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......61-66.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........33-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the lower 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 80.

$$

MTZ114-252300-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......54-60...44-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........36-41 percent...42-52 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......14 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph...diminishing
                       to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  evening. A slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......36-41...30-36 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........79-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent up...7 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......59-64...49-57 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........31-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs around 70. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ115-252300-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......55-62...45-52 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down...16 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........36-46 percent...50-60 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......17 percent up...31 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
     Ridges............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......39-44.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........79-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......60-67...50-57 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-39 percent...39-49 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
80.

$$

MTZ116-252300-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......48-56.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........36-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......33-38.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........79-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......52-61.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........31-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

MTZ117-252300-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......51-60...42-52 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........36-46 percent...47-57 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......23 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
     Ridges............Windy. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
  in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......31-40.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......56-65...47-57 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........33-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

MTZ118-252300-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
403 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......53-60...45-54 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........33-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
  in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......35-40.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent up...7 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......58-65...49-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

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