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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Unsettled weather conditions will reside over the districts
through the period. Precipitation will become more widespread by
late this afternoon, especially over the northern portions. Snow
could mix in with the rain at lower elevations during the
overnight hours the next few days. Afternoon temperatures will be
below normal through the end of the week. Brusda

MTZ112-262200-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
  Isolated showers and snow showers in the morning, then showers
  and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......44-50...38-43 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........56-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down...7 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. A chance of
  snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......31-36.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                       northwest after midnight.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers
  likely.
* Max Temperature.......41-46...35-40 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........60-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

MTZ113-262200-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
  Scattered showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......47-52.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........47-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. A chance of
  snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......32-37.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........88-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. Showers likely.
* Max Temperature.......44-49.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........58-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

MTZ114-262200-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
  Isolated showers in the morning. Numerous snow showers. Showers
  and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......44-50...36-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up...3 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........51-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent down...12 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely and a
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of
  showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......31-36...25-31 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........84-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down...unchanged higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......41-47...31-41 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........48-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

MTZ115-262200-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
  Scattered showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......47-52...39-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........51-61 percent...62-70 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......33-38.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down...2 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
* Max Temperature.......43-49...35-40 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........58-68 percent...68-78 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

MTZ116-262200-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......41-48.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........48-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................80 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening. Snow showers and showers likely.
* Min Temperature.......27-32.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........86-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Windy. West winds 10 to 15 mph...increasing
                       to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................60 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely.
* Max Temperature.......36-44.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........46-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Showers and snow showers likely. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

MTZ117-262200-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
  Scattered snow showers and isolated showers in the morning, then
  showers, snow showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......43-51...35-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........54-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down...3 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Snow showers likely. A
  chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......26-36.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........86-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers in the morning, then showers and snow showers likely in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......40-48...32-41 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........53-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up...8 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs around 50. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

MTZ118-262200-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
340 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and
  isolated showers in the morning, then showers, snow showers and
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......47-53...39-47 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........42-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 5 mph...becoming west in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Snow showers likely. A
  chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......29-36.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........80-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................50 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers and
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......42-49...36-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

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