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
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING. GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY AND BE AT
CRITICAL LEVELS DURING PEAK HEATING. SOME SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE FRONT...BUT THESE STORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE LITTLE TO NO MOISTURE AND COULD PRODUCE
LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. AFTER THE FRONTAL PASSAGE ON SUNDAY
WINDY CONDITIONS WILL EXIST...TEMPERATURES AND RH VALUES WILL NOT
BE NEAR CRITICAL VALUES.


MTZ112-292230-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-93...77-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-57.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT UP...6 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-78...58-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN...19 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT...34-44 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...17 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ113-292230-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-95.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
      20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......56-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.

$$

MTZ114-292230-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-91...73-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-28 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56...45-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT UP...20 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-77...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN...20 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT...35-45 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...14 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10
      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ115-292230-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......91-97...84-90 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10
      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
      20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
  THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......58-64.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........68-78 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...24 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING WEST 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-84...72-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-32 PERCENT...31-39 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.

$$

MTZ116-292230-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-84.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...23 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH...DIMINISHING TO
      10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH...DIMINISHING TO
      10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......66-72...60-68 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

MTZ117-292230-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-94...77-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO
      20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO 5
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......73-80...66-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ118-292230-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
434 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-90...75-84 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO
      20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......54-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-79 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...20 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25
      MPH...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-81...64-73 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

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