Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...Northerly flow aloft over Montana will bring cooler
conditions to the districts today with isolated to scattered
showers and thunderstorms expected through this evening. High
pressure ridging builds over the region late tonight through
Saturday for dry conditions with a significant warming trend.
Minimum afternoon RH values will drop to near or below 20 percent
Friday and Saturday afternoon but surface winds should remain
generally light during this period.

MTZ112-292245-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......63-71...55-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........38-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......47-52.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........74-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down...21 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......74-82...67-74 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-35 percent...35-40 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

MTZ113-292245-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......64-71.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........36-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......46-51.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........75-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......76-81.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 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...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in
the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ114-292245-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......64-70...53-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........43-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......43-50.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........75-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming west
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......75-80...64-74 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees up...5 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........25-31 percent...30-40 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in
the upper 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ115-292245-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. A
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......66-73...54-62 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........36-46 percent...47-57 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......22 percent up...30 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......46-51.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........75-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......75-83...65-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........24-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 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...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in
the upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ116-292245-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......57-65.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........42-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
  in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......43-48.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........76-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...5 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............North winds up to 5 mph...becoming west
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......67-76.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in
the mid 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ117-292245-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in
  the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......60-70...50-60 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........42-50 percent...49-59 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......25 percent up...20 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......40-49.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......71-80...63-73 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

MTZ118-292245-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
352 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......63-70...54-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down...8 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...29 percent up higher elevations.
* 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...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......43-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up...unchanged higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......73-80...65-75 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down...22 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming west
                        around 5 mph in the afternoon.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in
the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

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