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
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...Low humidity and windy conditions expected on Wednesday...

.DISCUSSION...
A brisk westerly flow aloft will reside over the region through
Wednesday. Little to no precipitation is expected until then.
Humidity will be low on Wednesday along with windy conditions and
fire weather highlights might be need. Otherwise a fast moving
cold front will move southward through the region Wednesday
night, producing some light rain/snow showers. Brusda

MTZ112-232200-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......48-56...41-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........26-36 percent...40-50 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......32-38.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...unchanged higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......59-66...51-56 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...8 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 20 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

MTZ113-232200-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......51-56.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds around 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds around 20 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.......31-36.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........74-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......60-65.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

MTZ114-232200-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......47-56...38-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-39 percent...45-55 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......22 percent down...15 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Windy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
     Ridges.............Windy. West winds around 30
                        mph...diminishing to around 20 mph in the
                        afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......29-37.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......59-67...49-57 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...15 degrees up higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........26-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...25 percent down higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

MTZ115-232200-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......51-57...42-48 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down...12 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 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.......33-38.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down...2 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Max Humidity..........66-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent up...10 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......63-68...56-62 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...15 degrees up higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........23-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...7 percent down higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow.
Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

MTZ116-232200-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......41-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down...11 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Windy. West winds around 25
                        mph...diminishing to around 15 mph in the
                        afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......29-34.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down...unchanged higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........75-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up...unchanged higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......50-57.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........28-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down...16 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
40s.

$$

MTZ117-232200-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......47-57...38-48 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........27-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down...1 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......28-37.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........66-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......57-66...51-61 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........22-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

MTZ118-232200-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
357 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......50-57...42-50 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........28-35 percent...35-45 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down...19 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Windy. West winds around 25 mph...becoming
                        northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......30-35.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down...1 degree up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........69-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent up...6 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......57-63...51-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow.
Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

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