Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL MOVE EAST AWAY FROM THE REGION TODAY.
EXPECT BREEZY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH THE CRITICAL TIME MAINLY BETWEEN 1 PM AND
7 PM TODAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE GLACIER
PARK REGION. EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ON
WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. IT WILL BE MUCH COOLER WITH WIDESPREAD RAIN EXPECTED FOR
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. BRUSDA

MTZ112-192200-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-89...66-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-29 PERCENT...36-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-58...47-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...18 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO UP
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-80...57-66 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-46 PERCENT...56-66 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* CWR...................50 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ113-192200-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-91.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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 THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-83.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-39 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

MTZ114-192200-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-88...66-76 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-23 PERCENT...27-37 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-57...46-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........64-73 PERCENT...73-83 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT UP...6 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10
      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......71-80...59-68 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-36 PERCENT...43-53 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP...14 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ115-192200-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-92...80-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN...1 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 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 THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........61-71 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...4 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-84...73-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

MTZ116-192200-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-82...69-76 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP
      TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10
      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......64-74.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT...39-47 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

MTZ117-192200-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-90...72-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN...5 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH AFTERNOON
                        GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-57.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP...6 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........68-78 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-82...65-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT...32-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ118-192200-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
511 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-90...72-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH AFTERNOON
                        GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-57.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......75-83...66-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-31 PERCENT...30-40 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

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