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
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Main concern will be increased chances for thunderstorms today and
Thursday. The storms could spread as far north as a Great Falls to
Lewistown line today and possibly as far north as Havre on
Thursday. Gusty winds and frequent lightning the main storm
concern. Most storms will produce less than 0.10 inches of
rainfall. Generally mostly dry/hot conditions expected Friday
through early next week. Brusda

MTZ112-262200-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......84-90...76-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...3 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........16-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......55-62.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........58-68 percent...48-58 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...4 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......85-93...75-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
90s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90.

$$

MTZ113-262200-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-91.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........18-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 6 high (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........60-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...East winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......89-94.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 6 high (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs around 90. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
90s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$

MTZ114-262200-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......83-90...72-81 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up...3 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........16-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down...6 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southeast in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......58-63...50-59 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up...8 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........54-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up...4 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......84-92...73-82 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........16-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s.

$$

MTZ115-262200-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-93...77-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........18-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......60-66.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........59-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up...4 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......87-95...78-84 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-25 percent...26-31 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                       northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 6 high (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
90s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
90s.

$$

MTZ116-262200-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......75-84.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up...4 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........17-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up...5 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 4.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy...then becoming partly
  cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. A
  slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......52-60.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down...4 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........65-75 percent...54-64 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......35 percent up...16 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......74-83.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........23-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 4.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ117-262200-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......81-91...71-81 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up...2 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........19-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......54-63.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........69-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...6 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of
                        afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.......82-92...73-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 90.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s.

$$

MTZ118-262200-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
435 AM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......80-89...74-84 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy...then becoming partly
  cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
  evening.
* Min Temperature.......55-61.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........69-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up...13 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of
                        afternoon thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.......81-89...73-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........23-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s.

$$

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