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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...
With an upper level trof over the district today and Friday,
expect periods of rain/snow. The precipitation should gradually
diminish on Friday from north to south. Afternoon temperatures
will be close to 10 degrees below normal. It should generally
remain cool/unsettled through Tuesday, before warmer and drier
conditions move into the region starting next Wednesday. Brusda

MTZ112-272300-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Numerous showers and snow showers.
* Max Temperature.......41-46...35-40 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........64-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up...5 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  evening. A chance of snow showers. A slight chance of showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......29-34.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers. A
  chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......46-51...38-45 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........48-56 percent...58-65 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......18 percent down...5 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

MTZ113-272300-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
  the morning. Numerous showers.
* Max Temperature.......44-49.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........59-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming southwest
                       in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......31-36.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of rain and snow
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.......48-53.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........41-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

MTZ114-272300-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Numerous snow showers and scattered
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......41-47...32-41 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........53-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature.......29-34...23-29 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........88-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers. Snow showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......45-50...35-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........49-54 percent...55-65 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

MTZ115-272300-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Numerous showers.
* Max Temperature.......43-49...35-40 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........63-71 percent...76-85 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......14 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................60 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A
  chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......32-37...26-31 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......44-53...36-41 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........48-58 percent...62-72 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......18 percent down...12 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

MTZ116-272300-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Numerous snow showers.
* Max Temperature.......36-43.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down...11 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........46-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...6 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the evening, then snow showers likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......25-30.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........88-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph...becoming west
                       5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely. Showers
  likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......39-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........50-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs around 50.

$$

MTZ117-272300-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Scattered showers and snow showers in the morning, then numerous
  showers and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......38-48...31-40 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down...11 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........59-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent up...9 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening.
  A chance of showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......25-35.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......41-51...32-42 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........53-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

MTZ118-272300-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
443 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Scattered snow showers and showers.
* Max Temperature.......41-48...35-43 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........42-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and
  showers.
* Min Temperature.......27-33.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down...4 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......44-51...38-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........44-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around
50. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s.

$$

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