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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113...

.DISCUSSION...High pressure ridging over the region will bring hot
temperatures and low RH values to the districts today. Additionally,
surface low pressure in Alberta will fuel gusty southeast winds
across the eastern fire weather zones this afternoon. Surface cold
front sweeps through the state early Tuesday for cooler temperatures
with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.

MTZ112-262330-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......85-93...77-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...3 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........18-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent down...5 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly
  cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
  of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......55-61.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up...3 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........67-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.......73-79...65-72 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees down...11 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs around 70. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ113-262330-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-94.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........16-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly
  cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A slight
  chance of showers.
* Min Temperature.......58-63.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........63-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......76-81.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........29-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

MTZ114-262330-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......83-91...74-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...2 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........19-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly
  cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
  of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......55-60...47-54 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........67-77 percent...77-87 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...20 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......71-78...60-70 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........30-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 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 3.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


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

$$

MTZ115-262330-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-94...78-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees up...8 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........16-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature.......58-63.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........63-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent up...26 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......75-82...65-73 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........30-40 percent...40-46 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up...21 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 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......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

MTZ116-262330-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......83-89...77-85 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up...unchanged higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........16-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.......50-56.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........76-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up...31 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. Showers likely in the
  morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......63-72.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........34-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

MTZ117-262330-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......83-92...74-84 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees up...6 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........17-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............South winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy...then becoming mostly
  cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
  evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......50-59.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...11 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......69-78...61-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees down...10 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........34-44 percent...43-53 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......23 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

MTZ118-262330-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
405 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......86-92...76-85 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........15-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.......53-58...47-54 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........73-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent up...26 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......70-77...61-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent up...30 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................3.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

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