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Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1007 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014


MTZ112-240015-
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.A.0003.140924T1800Z-140925T0400Z/
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
1007 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS AND
  PLAINS.

* TEMPERATURES...75 TO 80 ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS AND PLAINS.

* IMPACTS...GRASSLANDS AND FIELDS HAVE BECOME VERY DRY. THE
  COMBINATION OF GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO RAPID
  AND DANGEROUS FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

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