Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO FALL IN THE EASTERN PART OF THE AREA
THROUGH THIS MORNING AS THE CLOSED LOW SYSTEM SLOWLY MOVES OUT THE
REGION. BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES SHOULD BEGIN TO REBOUND
BACK CLOSER TO SEASONAL VALUES AS DRYING CONDITIONS BEGIN TO TAKE
OVER. TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB BACK TO SEASONAL VALUES BY WEDNESDAY
AS THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BEGINS TO DOMINATE THE FORECAST AND
CONTINUES TO DO SO THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.



MTZ112-282245-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-74...61-67 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......40 PERCENT DOWN...25 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-82...68-73 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

MTZ113-282245-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......66-73.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......42 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........82-92 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-82.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 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......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

MTZ114-282245-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-72...56-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES UP...10 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-29 PERCENT...29-39 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......51 PERCENT DOWN...33 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......47-52...41-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......25 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......75-80...63-73 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT DOWN.
* 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.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...WARMER...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND
80. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

MTZ115-282245-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-74...59-66 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......47 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...26 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-82...68-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

MTZ116-282245-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
  A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......64-69...58-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......46 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......42-47.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN...14 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-78...67-73 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

MTZ117-282245-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
  A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-73...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES UP...8 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-31 PERCENT...30-40 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......54 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......42-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......25 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-81...64-74 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* 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.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

MTZ118-282245-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
414 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......66-72...57-66 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......46 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......43-50.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......25 PERCENT DOWN...20 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-81...65-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

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