Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK DISTURBANCE ALOFT MAY CAUSE A FEW WEAK THUNDERSTORMS WITH
GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW STORMS MAY ALSO
DEVELOP OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WARM
CONDITIONS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WILL LOWER AFTERNOON HUMIDITY
INTO THE TEENS WITH ONLY MODERATE OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

MTZ112-292215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-86...75-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES UP...14 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT DOWN...13 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN...12 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10
      TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-91...79-84 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 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...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

MTZ113-292215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......79-85.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 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).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-92.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

$$

MTZ114-292215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-86...71-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........56-66 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-91...75-84 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH
      AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....6 HIGH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

MTZ115-292215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-87...75-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-30 PERCENT...30-37 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN...3 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP...9 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........65-75 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...23 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-94...82-88 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...13 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

$$

MTZ116-292215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-84.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP...7 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........55-65 PERCENT...47-56 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH
      UP TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90...76-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....6 HIGH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

MTZ117-292215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-88...70-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........62-72 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-93...77-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP...11 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....6 HIGH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH 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 LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

MTZ118-292215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
340 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87...75-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........58-68 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-92...76-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........11-16 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....6 HIGH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH 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 LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

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