Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

An unstable northwest flow aloft will keep a threat of isolated to
widely scattered showers and thunderstorms going through the
weekend, with no significant change in temperatures. Next week, a
warming and drying trend is still expected through at least the
middle of the week. By the end of the week, the ridge may break down
with a slightly better chance of showers and thunderstorms. Martin

MTZ112-272245-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly to mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Max Temperature.......68-74...59-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-34 percent...35-42 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...8 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Min Temperature.......44-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........78-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......67-74...61-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down...4 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........28-38 percent...42-48 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............North winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ113-272245-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.......70-75.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........24-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Min Temperature.......46-51.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........78-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.......69-74.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........24-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to
                        10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to
                       around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs around 70.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
80.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ114-272245-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Increasing clouds. Isolated
  showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......63-72...53-61 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up...1 degree up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........30-40 percent...40-49 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Min Temperature.......43-48...36-44 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........76-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......67-72...58-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...8 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........34-40 percent...39-49 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up...1 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows around 40.
Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

MTZ115-272245-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.......68-75...61-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-34 percent...35-40 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down...2 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.......45-50.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up...8 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........76-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent up...3 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.......68-75...58-65 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........27-36 percent...37-47 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 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.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$

MTZ116-272245-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the
  morning, then scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......63-68...56-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...5 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in
  the evening...then isolated showers.
* Min Temperature.......40-45.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............West winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......67-72...60-68 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........32-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down...3 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
     Ridges............North winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper
60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

MTZ117-272245-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Increasing clouds. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......62-72...53-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-40 percent...39-49 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Min Temperature.......37-47.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........79-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......65-73...56-66 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down...3 degrees up higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........34-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in
the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

MTZ118-272245-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
335 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Increasing clouds. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......63-70...55-63 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........30-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 2.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Min Temperature.......40-46.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........73-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds up to 5 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds up to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......68-74...58-68 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........28-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds up to 5 mph...becoming north in
                        the afternoon.
     Ridges............North winds up to 5 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................20 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

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