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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

...Elevated Fire Conditions this Afternoon for Fire Weather Zones
113 and 115...

.DISCUSSION...

A cold front will bring isolated to scattered showers and
thunderstorms to the fire zones through this afternoon, with a
drying trend expected from north to south later today and tonight.
Of note, breezy conditions will develop across fire weather zones
113 and 115 this afternoon and will combine with lowering RH values,
creating elevated fire conditions for several hours. Martin

MTZ112-282230-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly to mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......65-73...58-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down...10 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........31-41 percent...48-57 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...24 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......39-44.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........75-85 percent...90-100 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down...13 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-74...63-68 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-34 percent...37-42 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...13 percent down higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ113-282230-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Isolated showers this morning...then
  decreasing clouds.
* Max Temperature.......68-73.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........23-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        north 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon...
                        with gusts to 30 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph...with gusts
                       to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......37-42.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........76-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......66-72.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........21-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ114-282230-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......61-70...52-60 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down...12 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........40-50 percent...52-62 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......21 percent up...32 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Isolated showers in the evening...then
  decreasing clouds. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......39-44...33-39 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........86-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up...27 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............East winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A
  chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......69-74...59-67 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent...34-44 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down...21 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ115-282230-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly to mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......66-74...59-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down...1 degree down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........27-37 percent...39-46 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph...with gusts
                        to 25 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph...with gusts
                       to 30 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......39-44.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........74-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......67-74...58-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........22-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down...11 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds around 5 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 clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around
80. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
70s.

$$

MTZ116-282230-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Increasing clouds. Scattered showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......64-69...56-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........39-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up...9 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the
  evening...then decreasing clouds. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......37-42.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up...23 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............East winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.......69-74...62-70 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........27-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............East winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ117-282230-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......63-70...53-62 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........42-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming north in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......35-42.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........83-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...19 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southeast after midnight.
     Ridges............North winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.......66-73...57-67 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........28-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ118-282230-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
334 AM MDT Sun May 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  morning...then scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......65-72...56-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........33-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up...13 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the
  evening...then decreasing clouds. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......41-46...35-42 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up...6 degrees down higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........85-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent up...27 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-76...59-69 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........24-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

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