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
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL FALL MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE DISTRICTS TODAY AND SATURDAY. EXPECT
SEVERAL DAYS OF WARMER/DRIER CONDITIONS TO START ON SUNDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK...AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. BRUSDA

MTZ112-292200-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP...11 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........46-52 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN...31 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-36.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........89-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

MTZ113-292200-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........45-50 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........87-92 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ114-292200-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......47-52...39-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........46-54 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......28 PERCENT DOWN...14 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........91-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH AFTER
      MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-57...42-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........45-51 PERCENT...51-61 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
70.

$$

MTZ115-292200-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-55...41-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........48-56 PERCENT...60-67 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...25 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........89-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-59...44-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT...56-62 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ116-292200-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-53...41-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........48-56 PERCENT...56-66 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN...25 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...5 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........92-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-55...44-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP...2 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........47-54 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ117-292200-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-53...38-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........47-57 PERCENT...58-68 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......18 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
  A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN...5 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........91-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-57...40-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........46-56 PERCENT...59-69 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...5 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

MTZ118-292200-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
419 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-55...41-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT...51-61 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-36.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP...6 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........89-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT UP...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH AFTER
      MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-56...42-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........43-52 PERCENT...52-62 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

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