Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
242 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015


MTZ112-114-116>118-291400-
/O.UPG.KTFX.FW.A.0005.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.W.0011.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
242 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
112...114...116...117 AND 118...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 114.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 116. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 118.

* WIND...SOUTHERLY WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON...SHIFTING TO WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH BY EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE HIGH FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$



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