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
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED SHOWERS OVER THE DISTRICTS THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY
END BY MIDDAY WITH SKIES BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AND DRY CONDITIONS
RETURNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS A DISTURBANCE ALOFT
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME
MORE WIDESPREAD SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

MTZ112-282230-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-64...50-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......37-42.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-70...55-60 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

MTZ113-282230-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. A
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-66.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-38 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 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.......38-43.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-91 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......68-73.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

MTZ114-282230-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-63...45-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN...4 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-35 PERCENT...36-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN...1 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......38-43...32-39 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
      THUNDERSTORMS.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-69...51-61 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-39 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................5 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ115-282230-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-65...52-59 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-39 PERCENT...40-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......39-44.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN...15 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......67-72...59-66 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-35 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN...9 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 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 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

MTZ116-282230-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-61...47-57 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-34 PERCENT...35-45 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......35-40.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-68...54-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-37 PERCENT...38-48 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ117-282230-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-64...50-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......35-42.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......65-70...57-66 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

MTZ118-282230-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
359 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......58-64...49-57 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP...7 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-42 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......22 PERCENT DOWN...28 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
  THUNDERSTORMS.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......38-43.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...18 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......65-73...56-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-34 PERCENT...33-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN...5 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

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