Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
322 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ113-115-252100-
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.W.0003.140725T1800Z-140726T0600Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
322 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 113 AND 115...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113 AND 115.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOW 80S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  COULD LEAD TO RAPID FIRE GROWTH ON ANY FIRE ACTIVITY. LIGHTNING
  STARTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM RECENT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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