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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR LOW RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113...

.DISCUSSION...High pressure ridge aloft moves over the Northern
Rockies for very warm temperatures and dry conditions today and
Monday. Gusty southeast winds and minimum RH values of 15 to 25
percent develop ahead of an approaching surface low pressure
system Monday afternoon. Surface cold front sweeps through region
Monday night for cooler conditions with showers and thunderstorms
on Tuesday.

MTZ112-260000-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......76-81...70-77 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........23-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......49-54.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........61-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Windy. Southeast winds 5 to 10
                       mph...increasing to 15 to 25 mph after
                       midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......85-92...75-81 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees up...4 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to 10
                        to 20 mph in the afternoon.
     Ridges............South winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

MTZ113-260000-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR LOW RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......74-79.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds around 5 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.......49-54.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........61-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............East winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to
                       southeast 15 to 20 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-93.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........19-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ114-260000-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......76-81...66-75 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........24-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......47-53.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........62-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        south after midnight.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......82-90...72-80 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........21-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

MTZ115-260000-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......74-81...65-72 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds around 5 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.......50-55.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........57-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down...1 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-94...78-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to
                        10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ116-260000-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......76-82...70-78 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........20-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...5 percent down higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............East winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......48-53.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........58-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 5 mph...becoming southeast
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............East winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......75-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........19-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 5 mph...becoming west in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s.
Highs in the lower 70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70.

$$

MTZ117-260000-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......73-81...64-74 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........23-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming east
                        in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                       northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......45-53.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........65-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......82-91...73-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees up...9 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

MTZ118-260000-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
432 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......76-83...67-77 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........20-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......47-52.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........65-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............East winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......84-91...75-84 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........19-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

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