Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Glasgow, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE RED FLAG
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AND BRING A
COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION THIS MORNING. HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO
THE UPPER TEENS BEHIND THE FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AS STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS DEVELOP. WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS
THE REGION ON FRIDAY.

MTZ134-241000-
/O.CAN.KGGW.FW.A.0001.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 134.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

OVERNIGHT RAINS AND EXPECTED MINIMUM HUMIDITY IN THE 20S WILL
LIMIT THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT TODAY. SWATHERS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT
THROUGH GRASSES AND FIELDS SHOULD STILL USE EXTRA CAUTION DURING
THIS TIME FRAME AND KEEP EXTRA WATER NEARBY.

$$

MTZ135>137-242200-
/O.UPG.KGGW.FW.A.0001.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.W.0002.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
135...136 AND 137...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 135...136 AND 137.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...SWATHERS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT THROUGH GRASSES AND
  FIELDS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION DURING THIS TIME FRAME AND
  KEEP EXTRA WATER NEARBY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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