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
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...Northwest flow aloft over Montana will bring
variable clouds and a chance for sprinkles or a light rain
shower to the districts. Minimum RH values will remain above 20
percent and winds are expected to be lighter than they have been
the last few days.

MTZ112-232230-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of sprinkles.
* Max Temperature.......62-69...56-62 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...2 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........31-41 percent...41-46 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles.
* Min Temperature.......42-47.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......66-72...61-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-39 percent...39-44 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.
West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70.

$$

MTZ113-232230-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A chance of sprinkles in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.......64-70.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 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).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......68-73.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........27-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest 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......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

MTZ114-232230-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A chance of sprinkles.
* Max Temperature.......63-68...54-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........31-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles.
* Min Temperature.......38-45.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        northwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northeast winds around 5 mph...becoming
                       southeast up to 5 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......67-72...57-67 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-38 percent...38-48 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............East winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

MTZ115-232230-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A chance of sprinkles in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.......64-72...54-61 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-34 percent...35-41 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* 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.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.......42-48.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southeast after midnight.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph...becoming northeast
                       5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......68-75...58-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph...becoming north in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............Northwest 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......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

MTZ116-232230-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny. A chance of sprinkles in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......65-70...58-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up...3 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up...1 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        northwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......40-45.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-74...61-70 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........28-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

MTZ117-232230-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A chance of sprinkles.
* Max Temperature.......62-69...53-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.......36-45.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........76-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southeast after midnight.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming east
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......66-73...57-67 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-34 percent...34-44 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

MTZ118-232230-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
327 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......65-72...56-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........24-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 5 mph...becoming north in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......40-45.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........72-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-75...59-69 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

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