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
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE TO BEGIN A DRY AND WARMING TREND TODAY...THAT MAY
CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE
NEAR NORMAL...WITH THE RETURN OF 70S FOR MONDAY...AND POSSIBLY LOW
80S ON TUESDAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW MAY BE BREEZY AT TIMES
TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH THE HIGHEST GUSTS COMING TUESDAY.
AFTERNOON RH VALUES WILL LOWER COMPARED TO RECENT DAYS...WITH 20S
AND 30S PERCENT EXPECTED. DESPITE DRYING...WARM...AND BREEZY
TREND...AREA FUELS REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL THRESHOLDS WITH THE
RECENT WET WEATHER.


MTZ112-252215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-68...54-59 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-39 PERCENT...42-48 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......40-45.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-77...65-70 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ113-252215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-66.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......40-45.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-75.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

MTZ114-252215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-68...50-59 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-39 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DOWN...19 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......39-44.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-77...62-69 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.


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

$$

MTZ115-252215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-68...57-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......41-46.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DOWN...21 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......72-77.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

MTZ116-252215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-65...54-60 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......38-43.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........68-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DOWN...13 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......64-73.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

MTZ117-252215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-68...52-61 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DOWN...27 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......38-45.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DOWN...26 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-77...63-71 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

MTZ118-252215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
326 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-69...54-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......40-45.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........68-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......71-76...64-71 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
    VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

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