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
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

NORTHWEST WINDS OF AROUND 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL SPREAD ACROSS
THE DISTRICTS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO NEAR
20 PERCENT AS DRIER AIR ALOFT MIXES TO THE SURFACE DURING PEAK AFTERNOON
HEATING. ISOLATED LOWER ELEVATION LOCATIONS COULD NEAR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR A FEW HOURS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. WINDS TAPER
QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET TUESDAY EVENING WITH GOOD RECOVERY OF RELATIVE
HUMIDITY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDER ARE POSSIBLE FOR THE
NORTHERN DISTRICTS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

MTZ112-302230-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-89...76-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN...5 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN...4 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........80-87 PERCENT...70-80 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...20 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH...DIMINISHING TO UP
      TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-85...72-77 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-41 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

MTZ113-302230-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
  MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-91.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST
      15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........83-90 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING NORTH
      UP TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-86.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-41 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

MTZ114-302230-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90...74-84 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-28 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN...6 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-88...73-83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...9 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

MTZ115-302230-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-92...79-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-63.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST UP
      TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89...75-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS
AROUND 90. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

MTZ116-302230-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-87.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........65-75 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN...28 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-86.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

MTZ117-302230-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-93...74-84 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN...2 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN...4 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-90...71-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN...8 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

MTZ118-302230-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
259 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-93...76-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-28 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...INCREASING TO
      NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...12 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-92...75-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

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