Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
338 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

MTZ124-128-129-133-212145-
/O.EXB.KBYZ.FW.W.0004.170721T1200Z-170722T0300Z/
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-Yellowstone County-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
338 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening.

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, and strong gusty
  winds will create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In South Central MT Fire Zones...124...128...129.
   In Southeast MT and Northwest SD Fire Zone....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In Central MT...Wheatland.
   In Northwest SD...Harding.
   In South Central MT...Big Horn...Carbon...Sweet Grass
                         Yellowstone.
   In Southeast MT...Carter...Fallon.

* WIND: Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: In the mid 80s to low 90s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute
to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

MTZ131-132-212145-
/O.EXT.KBYZ.FW.W.0004.170721T1200Z-170722T0300Z/
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-Custer County-
338 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, and strong gusty
  winds will create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In Southeast MT...Fire Weather Zones 131 and 132.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In South Central MT...Big Horn.
   In Southeast MT...Custer...Powder River...Rosebud...Treasure.

* WIND: Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 11 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Around 90 degrees.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute
to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

MTZ127-130-212145-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170722T0300Z/
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
338 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, and strong gusty
  winds will create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In South Central MT Fire Zone....127.
   In Southeast MT Fire Zone....130.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In Central MT...Golden Valley...Musselshell.
   In Southeast MT...Rosebud...Treasure.

* WIND: Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 12 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Around 90 degrees.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute
to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$


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