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
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
112...

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AS AN UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE AREA. A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 9 PM TODAY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112 DUE TO
LOW HUMIDIES AND GUSTY WINDS. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO TREND
UP WITH LOWER MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEK...HOWEVER WIND SPEEDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE NEAR CRITICAL
LEVELS AFTER WEDNESDAY.



MTZ112-292345-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-82...68-73 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN...10 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-79 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...21 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-87...74-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-21 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

MTZ113-292345-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......75-81.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

MTZ114-292345-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......75-80...63-72 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT...21-31 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........65-75 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN...1 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87...70-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-21 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

MTZ115-292345-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-82...68-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST 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).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87...74-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

MTZ116-292345-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-75.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......45-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........65-75 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT UP...6 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85...74-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

MTZ117-292345-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-81...64-74 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP...6 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...12 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......45-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN...10 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-87...70-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

MTZ118-292345-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
351 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-81...65-74 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN...6 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
      MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-88...71-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

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