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
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE WESTERN U.S. TODAY AND
ACROSS THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND MONTANA TONIGHT. MILD TEMPERATURES
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH INCREASING CLOUD-
COVER AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP ALONG
A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON WHICH MOVES EAST ACROSS THE DISTRICTS
THIS EVENING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE STRONG WIND GUSTS
ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING. STRONG WEST WINDS DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH TEMPERATURES COOLING AND SCATTERED
RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

MTZ112-231200-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-70...53-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT...33-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...17 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 25
      TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-52...37-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-39 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ113-231200-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-75.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
  EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......37-43.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST 20 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ114-231200-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-67...48-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-38...23-30 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN...14 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........77-87 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...18 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-50...32-42 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT...37-47 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH
      DECREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ115-231200-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-77...61-68 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......35-41...28-33 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN...12 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT...88-95 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP...16 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
      TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-56...41-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ116-231200-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-64...50-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................70 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......22-29.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN...18 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........87-97 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT UP...28 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
      TO 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................90 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-49...34-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-38 PERCENT...40-50 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...12 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ117-231200-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-70...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-39...23-32 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
      SHIFTING TO THE WEST 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-52...36-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ118-231200-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-69...52-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-36...20-30 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES DOWN...15 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT...85-95 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP...26 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-52...36-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT...33-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

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