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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A weather disturbance crossing the Intermountain West today and
into the day on Monday, will bring widespread light to moderate
precipitation to all fire weather districts across the region.
Most districts across North Central Montana should see
precipitation totals of a couple hundreths to a couple tenths of
an inch, while districts in Southwest Montana could see a quarter
to near a half of an inch of moisture. High temperatures will be
5 to 10 degrees below normal.


MTZ112-232230-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......52-57...44-52 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........45-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up...2 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 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.......31-36.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........88-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down...4 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......47-54...39-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........44-54 percent...53-62 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down...9 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely and a chance
of showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

MTZ113-232230-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......49-54.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........58-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west
                       in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 2 very low (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......33-38.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......49-55.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........46-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s.

$$

MTZ114-232230-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the
  morning. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......47-53...39-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........53-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and
  a slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature.......27-35.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Max Humidity..........86-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down...7 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning.
* Max Temperature.......45-54...36-45 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........37-47 percent...50-60 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 percent down...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
around 30. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

MTZ115-232230-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......52-57.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down...1 degree down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........55-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent up...6 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming west
                        in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
                       northwest in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  evening, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.......34-40.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent up...24 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......52-57...45-50 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up...5 degrees down higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........38-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent down...6 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 3 very low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs around 50. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

MTZ116-232230-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Snow showers in the morning.
  Showers.
* Max Temperature.......44-51.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........50-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent up...25 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature.......28-33.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........89-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent up...18 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......42-50.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers and showers likely.
Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely and a chance
of showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

MTZ117-232230-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
* Max Temperature.......49-54...43-51 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........53-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent up...16 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 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.......27-35.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up...33 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......47-55...39-48 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........39-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent down...9 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

MTZ118-232230-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
404 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Showers likely. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......50-59...44-51 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........48-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent up...22 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 5 mph...becoming west in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west
                       in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......30-36.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........86-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent up...25 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......48-54...41-49 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........39-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down...13 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and snow showers likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

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