Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...A cooler airmass will settle over the districts
today along with a continuing chance for showers and thunderstorms.
Minimum RH values should remain higher than 25 percent today but
could drop back to near or below 20 percent on Wednesday with
breezy conditions expected both days. A Canadian cool front pushes
into Montana early Thursday allowing afternoon highs to drop
another 5 to 10 degrees and bringing another round of scattered
showers and thunderstorms. mpj

MTZ112-272215-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly cloudy...then becoming mostly sunny.
  A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......71-78...64-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees down...12 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........28-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......46-51.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........68-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-78...61-68 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up...4 degrees down higher
                    elevations.
* Min Humidity..........24-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down...1 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

MTZ113-272215-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers.
* Max Temperature.......74-79.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 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.......48-53.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........71-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                        after midnight.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming south
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......75-80.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........21-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ114-272215-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
  morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......72-77...61-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......43-50.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........65-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up...10 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-76...58-68 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent down...4 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

MTZ115-272215-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in
  the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......73-80...64-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......19 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........31-41 percent...41-48 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......15 percent up...25 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................30 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.......49-54.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........69-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up...17 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming
                        southwest after midnight.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming southwest
                       after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......74-81...64-71 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down...13 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ116-272215-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.......64-73.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........31-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2.
* CWR...................30 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......44-49.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........66-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down...15 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......67-73...61-70 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........26-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...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...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ117-272215-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......69-77...60-70 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........35-45 percent...44-54 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......30 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................50 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......42-51.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........72-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-77...59-69 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up.
* Min Humidity..........24-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 15 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 cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

MTZ118-272215-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
339 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly sunny. A slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......70-77...62-72 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........34-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent up...23 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
     Ridges............Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 1200, then 3.
* CWR...................40 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.......45-51.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent up...2 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................2 until 2400, then 1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......69-76...60-70 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Min Humidity..........24-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

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