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
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120...122...134...135...136 AND 137...

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will build into Eastern Montana with
dry and warm weather. Then, a dry cold front is expected early
Thursday afternoon. With low relative humidity and gusty northwest
winds, critical fire weather conditions are possible behind the
cold front. An upper level ridge will build into the area on
Friday with dry and warm weather.

MTZ134-162245-
Northern Valley and Northern Phillips Counties-
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds up to 5 mph becoming southwest 5 to
                    10 mph late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast
                    in the late evening and early morning, then
                    becoming southwest up to 5 mph early in the
                    morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

MTZ135-162245-
The Little Rockies-
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....86-91 valleys and 76-81 ridges.
Min humidity........10-15 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph becoming
                         upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridge............South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the
                     afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........48-53 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west
                         early in the morning.
    Ridge............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
Min humidity........18-23 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......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

MTZ136-162245-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........13-18 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph becoming
                         upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in the
                         afternoon.
    Ridge............South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in
                     the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest
                         in the late evening and early morning,
                         then becoming west early in the morning.
    Ridge............West winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast late
                     in the evening, then becoming west after
                     midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ137-162245-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph becoming
                         upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in the
                         afternoon.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west late
                     in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east late
                         in the evening, then becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph after
                         midnight.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast
                     late in the evening, then becoming west after
                     midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ120-162245-
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds up to 5 mph becoming southeast late
                    in the morning, then becoming southwest early
                    in the afternoon becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds up to 5 mph becoming northwest 5 to
                    15 mph in the late morning.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.

$$

MTZ122-162245-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
321 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph becoming northeast
                    in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest
                    10 to 20 mph in the late morning.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

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