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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
224 PM MDT MON JUN 29 2015

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE IS BRINGING WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE
AREA. A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SWITCH WINDS AROUND TO
THE NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE DURING
THE DAY TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH WE ARE STILL IN THE GREEN UP
PERIOD...DRY CONDITIONS IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS HAVE LEAD TO SOME
DRIER AREAS IN THE CHARLES M RUSSELL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

MTZ136-301100-
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.A.0002.150630T1500Z-150701T0300Z/
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
224 PM MDT MON JUN 29 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR HIGH TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 136...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS AND STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 136.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...THE WINDS WILL INCREASE AROUND 9 AM AND CONTINUE TO BE
  STRONG UNTIL SUNSET.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S.

* LIGHTNING...THERE COULD BE SOME LIGHTNING WITH WIDELY SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA ON MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNLESS FIRES ARE TRIGGERED OVERNIGHT WITH LIGHTNING
  THE IMPACTS SHOULD BE MINIMAL. BUT IF FIRES ARE TRIGGERED BY
  LIGHTNING...OR EVEN HUMAN CAUSED CAMPFIRES ETC...WEATHER
  CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE FIRES TO GROW QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

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