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
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT AND ADJACENT PLAINS (FIRE ZONES 112 & 114)...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NOON TO 9 PM WEDNESDAY FOR
SOUTHWEST MONTANA FROM HELENA TO BOZEMAN (FIRE ZONE 118)...

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY, SOUTHWEST FLOW PATTERN CONTINUES WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN
CONDITIONS (EXCEPT FOR GRADUALLY INCREASING CLOUD COVER) EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH DAYTIME HOURS TOMORROW. WEATHER SYSTEM
CURRENTLY ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST WILL MAKE SLOW EASTWARD PROGRESS
NEXT 24 HOURS. LEADING EDGE OF SCATTERED SHOWERS FROM THIS SYSTEM
MAY MAKE IT TO THE WESTERN DISTRICTS BY WEDNESDAY EVENING BUT BULK
OF MOISTURE WILL NOT ARRIVE UNTIL THURS WITH BEST CHANCE OF RAIN
OVER WESTERN AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS.

EXTENDED FORECAST...FORECAST MODELS INDICATE A STRONG PACIFIC WEATHER
SYSTEM ARRIVING THIS WEEKEND. MAIN IMPACTS WILL BE WIDESPREAD
WETTING RAINS AND MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY, POSSIBLY
CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY.


MTZ112-021045-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-79...58-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-31 PERCENT...33-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......41-48.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......28 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-65...50-56 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-43 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT UP...6 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ113-021045-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........65-75 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15
      TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-84.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* 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.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......66-71.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ114-021045-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......44-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........61-71 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-78...57-67 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-29 PERCENT...31-41 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
  THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......44-49...38-47 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........77-87 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT UP...24 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH...DIMINISHING TO
      5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-65...47-56 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN...9 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 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......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ115-021045-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........54-64 PERCENT...40-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...14 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-87.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN...3 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* 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.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
  PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN...8 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...26 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......66-72...60-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN...18 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP...20 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S.

$$

MTZ116-021045-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......43-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN...4 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........59-69 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN...16 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-77...64-73 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......42-49.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST UP
      TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO UP TO
      5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........39-49 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 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......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S.

$$

MTZ117-021045-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........51-61 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN...20 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83...70-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......40-50.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...30 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-70...57-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-42 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP...22 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

MTZ118-021045-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
305 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........58-68 PERCENT...48-58 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-86...69-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......45-50.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........68-78 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTH UP TO 5
      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTH UP TO
      5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......65-75...56-66 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-38 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

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