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
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...FORECAST ON TRACK FOR MOSTLY DRY COLD FRONT TO SWEEP
THROUGH THE DISTRICTS THIS EVENING. SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF THE
FRONT WILL GUST 25-30 MPH THEN SHIFT TO WEST-NORTHWEST BEHIND THE
FRONT WITH GUSTY WINDS CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE FRONT BUT
LITTLE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED...MAIN THREAT WILL BE STRONG, ERRATIC
OUTFLOW WINDS THAT MAY REACH 40 MPH OR MORE. COOLER TEMPERATURES
AND HIGHER HUMIDITY ON THE WAY FOR TOMORROW BUT A SECOND COLD
FRONT ARRIVES SUNDAY NIGHT WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY WEST-
NORTHWEST WINDS.


MTZ112-301030-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-57.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......29 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-78...56-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN...21 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-33 PERCENT...35-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...INCREASING TO
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...INCREASING TO
      20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......43-48.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......65-74...56-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-33 PERCENT...35-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

MTZ113-301030-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......56-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......25 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
      15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
  AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
  THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-81.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-35 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
  AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......45-50.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......71-76.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

MTZ114-301030-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-57...44-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......27 PERCENT UP...22 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-76...54-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN...21 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-34 PERCENT...38-48 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP...17 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      WEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING
      WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......43-48...37-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......65-73...54-63 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-34 PERCENT...35-45 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ115-301030-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......58-64.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......27 PERCENT UP...34 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
  AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83...70-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
  AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......44-51.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........71-81 PERCENT...86-93 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...9 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-78...65-71 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

MTZ116-301030-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......35 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH...DIMINISHING TO
      10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-69.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
      MPH...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
  AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......36-45.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-91 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......58-67.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-41 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

MTZ117-301030-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......26 PERCENT UP...18 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-80...65-74 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
      15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......37-47.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-75...60-69 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-27 PERCENT...26-36 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

MTZ118-301030-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......54-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-79 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......23 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-81...64-72 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN...3 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST 10
      TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
  AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......41-46.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP
      TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-77...60-69 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

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