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
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A somewhat unstable northwest flow aloft will reside over the area
through the weekend. Temperatures will gradually warm and most areas
look to stay dry. However, each afternoon isolated showers and
thunderstorms cannot be ruled out, especially in and around the
mountains. The upper level ridge remains in place into at least
the middle of next week before breaking down by late next week.
Martin

MTZ112-262215-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......60-66...52-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-39 percent...40-50 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down...unchanged 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......41-46.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........68-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......68-74...61-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down...12 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs around 80.

$$

MTZ113-262215-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......62-67.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Isolated showers in the evening...then
  decreasing clouds.
* Min Temperature.......42-47.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......68-74.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........27-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
80.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

MTZ114-262215-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Max Temperature.......55-63...45-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........37-47 percent...50-60 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...13 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......40-45...33-41 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......67-72...57-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up...14 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........28-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down...21 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...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs around 70. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

MTZ115-262215-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......60-67...52-57 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-40 percent...40-45 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down...19 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 (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......41-46.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........69-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......66-75...57-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-36 percent...37-47 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in
the lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

MTZ116-262215-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  morning, then scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......55-60...48-56 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........42-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...5 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Isolated showers in the evening...then
  decreasing clouds.
* Min Temperature.......36-41.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down...12 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......64-69...58-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

MTZ117-262215-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Max Temperature.......54-64...45-55 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........35-45 percent...44-54 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......34-44.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........73-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......64-72...55-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down...8 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...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ118-262215-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Max Temperature.......56-63...48-56 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........34-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......37-42.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........72-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...9 percent down higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......65-71...56-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph...becoming northwest
                        in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

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