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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Another upper disturbance moves across the region today, bringing
mainly a slight chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm or
two primarily east of Interstate 15. After a very brief tranquil
period Saturday night, another system brings a more widespread
opportunity for scattered showers and a few thunderstorms to much
of the region Sunday. Maximum afternoon temperatures will approach
normals for this time of year today, with a cooler and wetter
trend Sunday through Tuesday before much warmer and drier
conditions move in for the middle of next week. Cassell


MTZ112-292215-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......49-57...41-46 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up...2 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........35-45 percent...51-59 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......36-41.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........73-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......50-60...41-48 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........38-48 percent...55-65 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...7 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west
                        10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper
60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

MTZ113-292215-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......54-59.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........33-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......36-41.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........78-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.......57-63.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........35-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs around 70.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

MTZ114-292215-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......47-55...38-47 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up...1 degree down higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........36-46 percent...46-56 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down...unchanged higher elevations.
* 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.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow
  showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......36-41...28-35 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........70-79 percent...80-90 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......15 percent down...4 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature.......49-57...39-49 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........38-48 percent...56-66 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up...10 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west
                        10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds around
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

MTZ115-292215-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in
  the morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......52-58...44-50 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........37-44 percent...45-55 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly
  cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......36-41.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.......56-62...48-54 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........36-44 percent...47-57 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

MTZ116-292215-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......44-52.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature.......31-36.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature.......43-52.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........45-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 60.

$$

MTZ117-292215-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of snow
  showers in the morning. A chance of rain and snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......48-56...39-49 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........36-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent down...21 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......31-41.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......51-59...43-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........38-48 percent...48-58 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up...unchanged higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs around 50. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

MTZ118-292215-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
305 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain and
  snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......49-55...42-50 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........33-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down...15 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......34-39.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........66-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in
  the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......52-59...44-52 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........37-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

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