Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
456 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015


MTZ112-114-116>118-300300-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0011.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
456 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 112... 114...116...117 AND 118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 114.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 116. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 118.

* WIND...SOUTHERLY WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON...SHIFTING TO WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH BY EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE HIGH FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

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