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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
231 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR NOON THURSDAY THROUGH MIDNIGHT
THURSDAY/FRIDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...STRONG WINDS AND
POSSIBLE DRY LIGHTNING.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AND BRING A
COLD FRONT THROUGH ON THURSDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BRINGING CHANCES FOR
LIGHTNING ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO THE AREA ALONG WITH
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WITH AND AFTER THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
ON THURSDAY. HUMIDITIES WILL DROP WITH THE LOW AND EXPECT READINGS
IN THE TEENS DURING THE DAYTIME ON THURSDAY. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP AFTER THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH SPEEDS
INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

MTZ134>137-231200-
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.A.0001.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
231 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 134...135...136 AND 137...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR LOW HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 134...135...136 AND 137.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE BY NOON AND STAY STRONG THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.

* LIGHTNING...SOME DRY LIGHTNING MAY OCCUR ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING AND THEN AGAIN DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS ON
  THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...SWATHERS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT THROUGH GRASSES AND
  FIELDS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION DURING THIS TIME FRAME AND CARRY
  EXTRA WATER NEARBY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

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