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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northeast Montana
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...A dry cold front will move across the region this
morning, turning winds to the northwest. Red Flag conditions are
expected with relative humidity dropping into the teens and winds
becoming gusty this afternoon. Friday will see continued warm and
dry weather but with weaker winds. Another cold front passage is
expected on Saturday with low relative humidity and gusty
northwest winds possible in the afternoon.

MTZ134-172300-
Northern Valley and Northern Phillips Counties-
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming east up to 5
                    mph 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 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 lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East 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 in the
lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ135-172300-
The Little Rockies-
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....86-91 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
Min humidity........16-21 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.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61 valleys and 49-54 ridges.
Max humidity........48-53 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast
                         in the late evening and early morning,
                         then becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph
                         early in the morning.
    Ridge............North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast up
                     to 5 mph after midnight, then becoming south 5
                     to 10 mph early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....89-94 valleys and 79-84 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...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
North 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.

$$

MTZ136-172300-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
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.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......North winds 5 to 15 mph in the evening
                         becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............North winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing to up to 5
                     mph after midnight, then becoming southwest
                     early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........12-17 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph.
    Ridge............Southwest 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 around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 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. North 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.

$$

MTZ137-172300-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
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.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......
    Lower elevation......North 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.....88-93.
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. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. North 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.

$$

MTZ120-172300-
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest
                    10 to 20 mph in the late morning.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest up
                    to 5 mph early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 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.

$$

MTZ122-172300-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
318 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest
                    10 to 20 mph in the late morning.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 inch)...Zero.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest up
                    to 5 mph early in the morning.
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.......West 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. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. 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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