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
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS PREVAIL THROUGH MONDAY. AFTERNOON HUMIDITY
WILL ONCE AGAIN DROP BELOW 15 PERCENT BUT WITH LIGHTER WINDS. A
WEAK COOL FRONT HAS STABILIZED THE NORTHEAST DISTRICTS WITH BREEZY
EAST WINDS BUT MINIMUM HUMIDITY NEAR TO ABOVE 20 PERCENT.
OVERNIGHT RECOVERY WILL CONTINUE TO BE POOR AT MID SLOPES.
INCREASING MOISTURE WILL BRING CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE
MONDAY. TEMPERATURES TURN MUCH COOLER TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH
MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MTZ112-022215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-91.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN...2 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-21 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-58...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT...48-58 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...18 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-94.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...5 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND
80.

$$

MTZ113-022215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-89.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST 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).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......54-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-92.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-28 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST 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......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

MTZ114-022215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-94...78-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........10-16 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING EAST IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT...29-39 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT UP...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
      MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-94...79-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.


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

$$

MTZ115-022215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-92...79-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......56-61.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......88-95...79-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

MTZ116-022215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-93...82-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........7-12 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-59...57-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........57-67 PERCENT...30-40 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING EAST AFTER
      MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-92...81-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-21 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....6 HIGH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

MTZ117-022215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-93...77-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........10-17 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........65-75 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-95...76-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP...11 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S.

$$

MTZ118-022215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
345 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......89-96...79-89 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........7-12 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........62-72 PERCENT...44-54 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-95...78-88 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....6 HIGH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S.

$$

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