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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SHIFTING WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 112...114...116...117 AND 118...

.DISCUSSION...

WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WITH AREAS OF SMOKE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
SATURDAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. HOWEVER...SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...THEN SWITCH TO
WESTERLY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY SATURDAY EVENING AS A
DRY COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS
BEEN ISSUE FOR PART OF THE AREA. TEMPERATURES COOL TO NEAR
SEASONAL AVERAGES ON SUNDAY BUT WITH CONTINUED BREEZY CONDITIONS.
PN/COULSTON



MTZ112-281200-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-92...76-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP...8 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........63-73 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...9 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-90...74-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10
      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...INCREASING TO SOUTH
      AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
EVENING...THEN PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

MTZ113-281200-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-91.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-21 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 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.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-61.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........63-73 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......90-95.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...INCREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 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......
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
EVENING...THEN PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

MTZ114-281200-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT...46-56 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......85-90...73-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-20 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........58-68 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...8 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST UP
      TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-89...70-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO
      15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

MTZ115-281200-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......56-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........58-68 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.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-93...79-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......58-63.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........53-63 PERCENT...44-54 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT DOWN...9 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......92-98...86-91 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH 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......
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S.

$$

MTZ116-281200-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......45-55...52-59 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN...3 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...9 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-87...75-83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT...55-65 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......74-82.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...12 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE EVENING.
PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

MTZ117-281200-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........62-72 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-92...73-83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN...2 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP...4 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-61.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........54-64 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......18 PERCENT DOWN...8 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-93...77-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO
      20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

MTZ118-281200-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
920 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
  AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........66-76 PERCENT...57-67 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...1 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-89...73-83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-21 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-59.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT...51-61 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-93...76-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10
      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

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