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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northeast Montana
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 134, 135, 136, 137 AND THE WESTERN HALF OF
ZONE 120 FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...A strong low pressure system and attendant cold front pushes
through the region today, bringing with it anomalously dry and
windy conditions in the western half of the district, and chances
for showers and thunderstorms in the east mainly this afternoon
and evening. Windy conditions will continue on Thursday as the low
pressure system moves slowly across Saskatchewan.

MTZ134-242245-
Northern Valley and Northern Phillips Counties-
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph increasing to southwest 20 to 30 mph
                    late in the morning, then increasing to west 30
                    to 40 mph with gusts to around 60 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 55
                    mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 55 mph in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ135-242245-
The Little Rockies-
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy (30-40 percent).
Max temperature.....65-70 valleys and 57-62 ridges.
Min humidity........16-21 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to
                         west 30 to 40 mph in the late morning.
    Ridge............West winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to 35 to 45
                     mph in the late morning.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....46-51 valleys and 37-42 ridges.
Max humidity........72-77 percent valleys and 84-89 percent ridges.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 20 to 35 mph becoming 20 to 30
                         mph in the late evening.
    Ridge............West winds 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 20 to 30
                     mph in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

MTZ136-242245-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........16-21 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to
                         west 30 to 40 mph in the late morning.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to west
                     25 to 35 mph in the late morning and early
                     afternoon, then increasing to 35 to 45 mph
                     late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (50-60 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 15
                         to 25 mph in the late evening.
    Ridge............West winds 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 15 to 25
                     mph in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ137-242245-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers early in the afternoon. A chance of
                    showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........18-23 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......South winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to west
                         15 to 25 mph in the late morning and early
                         afternoon, then increasing to 20 to 35 mph
                         late in the afternoon.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to
                     west 20 to 30 mph in the late morning and
                     early afternoon, then increasing to 30 to 40
                     mph late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent).
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph becoming west
                         15 to 25 mph in the late evening.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph becoming west 15
                     to 25 mph in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent).
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ120-242245-
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to
                    southwest 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). A chance of
                    showers early in the evening. A slight chance
                    of showers early in the morning.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 20 to 30 mph becoming southwest 10
                    to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the
                    late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

MTZ122-242245-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
334 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers early in the afternoon. A chance of
                    showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 25 mph becoming west 20 to 30
                    mph late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). A chance of
                    showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
                    early in the evening, then a slight chance of
                    showers late in the evening.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest
                    10 to 20 mph in the late evening.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40
                    mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

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