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
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND STABLE CONDITIONS PREVAIL OVER THE DISTRICTS TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS TO NEAR 20 PERCENT WITH GENERALLY
GOOD OVERNIGHT RECOVERY EXCEPT FOR A WEAK THERMAL BELT EFFECT AT
MID- SLOPE ELEVATIONS. CHANCES FOR AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS RETURN MID WEEK.

MTZ112-242215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-85...72-77 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-29 PERCENT...29-35 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........71-81 PERCENT...57-67 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-88...75-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

MTZ113-242215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...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).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-91.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND
      5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.

$$

MTZ114-242215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-86...69-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........61-71 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN...20 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-89...72-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

MTZ115-242215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87...75-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-25 PERCENT...26-31 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...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 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN...13 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-92...79-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

MTZ116-242215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85...71-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89...75-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

MTZ117-242215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-87...71-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP...10 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN...8 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-91...75-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

MTZ118-242215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
240 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-87...71-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........59-69 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-91...75-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.

$$

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