Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northeast Montana
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 134...135...136 AND 137...

.DISCUSSION...Warm temperatures, low Humidity and gusty southwest
winds will create critical fire weather conditions today. A dry
cold front this evening will bring gusty west winds to the area.
High pressure will build into the area on Wednesday with
diminishing winds.

MTZ134-172245-
Northern Valley and Northern Phillips Counties-
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to west
                    25 to 35 mph in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

MTZ135-172245-
The Little Rockies-
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....73-78 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............West winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to
                     southwest 25 to 35 mph late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....40-45 valleys and 34-39 ridges.
Max humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to
                         west 20 to 30 mph in the late evening.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph becoming west and
                     increasing to 50 to 60 mph in the late evening
                     and early morning, then decreasing to 35 to 45
                     mph early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....60-65 valleys and 51-56 ridges.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............West winds 25 to 35 mph becoming southwest 5
                     to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

MTZ136-172245-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to
                         west 20 to 30 mph in the late evening.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph becoming west 25
                     to 35 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 60.

$$

MTZ137-172245-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........13-18 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming west
                         after midnight.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph becoming
                     northwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......West winds 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest
                         late in the afternoon.
    Ridge............West winds 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest 10
                     to 15 mph late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

MTZ120-172245-
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph increasing to west 20 to 30 mph
                    in the late evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy (25-35 percent).
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

MTZ122-172245-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
320 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to west
                    20 to 30 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy (25-35 percent).
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

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