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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS AND ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117 and 118.

.DISCUSSION...

Elevated fire weather conditions will continue to impact much of
the region through the remainder of this afternoon through early
evening. Dangerous fire weather conditions are expected Sunday
for much of the region as winds increase and temperatures become
seasonably hot with continued very dry conditions. Additionally, a
weather system approaching the area toward evening has some
potential to result in the development of a few dry showers or
thunderstorms, but confidence in this threat is low at the moment.
A cold front moves through overnight Sunday night, resulting in
cooler temperatures Monday. North to northwesterly winds are
expected to increase, however, especially over the Plains,
resulting in continued elevated fire weather conditions by Monday
afternoon.

MTZ112-231130-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......55-60.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........64-74 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...6 percent up 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.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......85-94...77-82 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........15-23 percent...25-31 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......47-53.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down...11 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...17 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming northwest
                       15 to 20 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......75-81.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down...5 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........24-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent up...1 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs around 80.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ113-231130-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS AND ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear. Patchy smoke after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......58-63.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........58-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph...becoming south
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......91-97.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........13-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest 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).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......53-59.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        northwest 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                       northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......78-84.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........23-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.

$$

MTZ114-231130-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......51-59.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........60-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......87-94...75-85 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up...1 degree up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........12-19 percent...21-31 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down...1 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......49-54.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........72-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......80-85...70-80 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down...4 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........21-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up...2 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ115-231130-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS AND ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear. Patchy smoke after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......58-63.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........50-60 percent...41-51 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......15 percent up...6 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        south after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
                       south after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......92-99...84-90 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........9-14 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest 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).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......55-64.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........63-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up...27 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        northwest after midnight.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                       northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......81-87...73-80 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees down...9 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........22-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent up...20 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper
80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around
90. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s.

$$

MTZ116-231130-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......50-58.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........56-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent up...11 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......84-90...77-85 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........18-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......53-58.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........67-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up...12 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......81-86...74-82 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........22-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around
80. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

MTZ117-231130-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear. Patchy smoke after midnight.
* Min Temperature.......51-60.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up...3 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........55-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph...becoming southwest
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                       southwest after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......87-95...79-89 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...5 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........11-18 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees down...unchanged higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........68-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......80-86...72-82 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........21-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest 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......
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ118-231130-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
333 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RH, HOT TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS AND ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......53-59.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........54-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent up...17 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        south after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......87-94...78-87 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........12-17 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......53-59.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up...4 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Max Humidity..........61-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up...12 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......83-89...74-83 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........21-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

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