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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northeast Montana
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR ALL OF NORTHEAST MONTANA FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY
WIND...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure has moved into the area with warm and dry weather.
Thursday a dry cold front will sweep through the region, which
will generate gusty northwest wind. With low relative humidity
expected, critical fire weather conditions will develop. Friday
will see continued warm and dry, but wind will be light.


MTZ134-171045-
Northern Valley and Northern Phillips Counties-
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east in
                    the late evening and overnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........16-21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast up
                    to 5 mph after midnight, then becoming east
                    early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ135-171045-
The Little Rockies-
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
    Ridge............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....86-91 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....55-60 valleys and 49-54 ridges.
Max humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......North winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast 5
                     to 10 mph after midnight, then becoming south
                     early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Max temperature.....90-95 valleys and 80-85 ridges.
Min humidity........12-17 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.

$$

MTZ136-171045-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast
                         late in the evening, then becoming west
                         after midnight.
    Ridge............North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east late in
                     the evening, then becoming south after
                     midnight becoming southwest late in the night.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest up
                     to 5 mph early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........12-17 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.

$$

MTZ137-171045-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming
                         southwest after midnight.
    Ridge............North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west after
                     midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing to up
                     to 5 mph after midnight, then becoming west
                     early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........10-15 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.

$$

MTZ120-171045-
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 5 to
                    15 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest up
                    to 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

MTZ122-171045-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
225 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest 10
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing to up to
                    5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds up to 5 mph becoming west 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.

$$

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