Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
319 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

MTZ123>128-310600-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150831T0600Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
319 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...AND GUSTY
  WINDS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. A WIND SHIFT WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT THIS EVENING
  COULD CAUSE FIRES TO GROW RAPIDLY AND ERRATICALLY.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 123...124...125...126...
   127 AND 128.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER...SWEET GRASS
                         YELLOWSTONE.
   IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...SHIFTING
  TO THE WEST OR NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH THIS EVENING.

* HUMIDITY: 18 TO 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: FROM THE MID 80S TO THE LOWER 90S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

OBEY LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS AND BE VERY CAREFUL WITH ANY ACTIVITY
THAT COULD SPARK A FIRE.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

CJS


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