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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Cool and unsettled weather will persist the next several days as
multiple disturbances move through the area. Periods of rain and
mountain snow showers are expected, while wet snow may mix-in with
the rain at lower elevations during morning hours. A few afternoon
thunderstorms are possible, especially today and Wednesday.

MTZ112-252230-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers, snow showers likely
  and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.......40-46.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........66-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent up...11 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of rain and snow showers.
* Min Temperature.......28-33.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down...1 degree down higher
                    elevations.
* Max Humidity..........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up...4 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        south after midnight.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......47-53...41-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........50-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ113-252230-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning. A slight chance of snow showers. A slight chance of
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........50-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and
  snow showers.
* Min Temperature.......29-34.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity..........88-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......49-54.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........50-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ114-252230-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning. A chance of snow showers and a slight chance of
  thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......42-49...36-43 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down...1 degree down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........57-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of snow
  showers. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......26-33.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........88-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers. Snow showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......48-53...38-47 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........43-52 percent...51-61 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 percent down...2 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ115-252230-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......44-49...37-42 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........53-63 percent...65-73 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......19 percent up...3 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers, snow
  showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
  a slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......29-34.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........89-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                       southwest after midnight.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......50-55...41-47 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........49-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ116-252230-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers,
  showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.......42-48.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........45-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers,
  showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
  a slight chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......27-32.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........84-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers with showers
  likely.
* Max Temperature.......46-51...40-48 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........48-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down...unchanged higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Snow showers and showers likely. Lows around 30.
Highs around 40. West winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Snow showers likely. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs
around 40. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

MTZ117-252230-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning. Snow showers likely and a slight chance of
  thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......41-49...32-42 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........67-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds around 5 mph...becoming west in
                       the afternoon.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of snow
  showers. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......25-34.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................30 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers in the morning. Showers and snow showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......48-54...38-48 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up...8 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........48-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down...29 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Showers and snow showers likely. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Snow showers and showers likely. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.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. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
around 30. Highs around 50.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

MTZ118-252230-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
334 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the
  morning. Snow showers likely and a slight chance of
  thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......45-51...39-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........51-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down...14 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of
  snow showers.
* Min Temperature.......29-34.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers. Snow showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......48-55...40-49 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

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