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
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Upper level ridging will build into the Northern Rockies through
the middle of the work week, bringing dry and warming conditions.
However, a weak disturbance crossing the region today, will bring
a chance for scattered light rain showers, especially to the
Little Belt and Snowy Mountains. Despite warming and drying
conditions during by the middle and end of the work week, fire
weather concerns will remain low. Breezy winds, especially along
the Rocky Mountain Front, are expected over the weekend as the
next disturbance moves into the region. - Moldan


MTZ112-262215-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......63-69...56-61 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........36-43 percent...43-53 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......38-43.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........83-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......67-72...60-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 50.

$$

MTZ113-262215-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......66-71.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......40-45.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Max Humidity..........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-74.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

MTZ114-262215-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......60-67...48-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........37-45 percent...46-56 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......32-40.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........83-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...9 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......65-70...54-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........31-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down...13 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
                        south in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds around 5 mph...becoming north in
                        the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

MTZ115-262215-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......64-70...58-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......40-45.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up...1 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......68-73...62-67 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
                        northwest in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 60.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

MTZ116-262215-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......57-62...50-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........45-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......34-39.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Max Humidity..........86-96 percent...77-87 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up...7 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......62-67...56-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........32-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

MTZ117-262215-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......58-66...50-59 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........34-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......35-42.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........80-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......63-70...55-64 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

MTZ118-262215-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
252 AM MDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......58-63...50-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........36-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
                        west in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......35-40.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........81-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...2 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......63-68...55-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

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