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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
533 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MTZ110-111-300600-
/O.CON.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
533 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS
THE DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD...EAST BEAVERHEAD...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. RIDGETOPS AND ANY EXPOSED
  ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE
  WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE EVENING AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 15 TO 25 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY THIS EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS. ERRATIC
  OUTFLOW GUSTS SHOULD BE EXPECTED WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
348 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

.WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA TODAY AND SUNDAY.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA PLAINS WILL RISE WELL INTO THE 90S...WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST WYOMING PLAINS DROPPING TO BELOW
15%. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 OR HIGHER. WILL ISSUE RED FLAG WARNING FOR THIS AFTN/EARLY
EVNG. GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RH ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE SUNDAY...SO WILL
CONTINUE WITH FIRE WEATHER WATCH. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
REGION SUNDAY NIGHT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF DRY THUNDERSTORMS TO
THE AREA. MORE SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED MONDAY.

WYZ259-297-298-300100-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0012.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
/O.EXT.KUNR.FW.A.0013.150830T1800Z-150831T0200Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
348 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 PERCENT OR BELOW.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
331 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MTZ123>128-292145-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0007.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
331 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 123...124...125...126...
   127 AND 128.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER...SWEET GRASS
                         YELLOWSTONE.
   IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE 90S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE VERY CAREFUL WITH ANY OPEN FLAMES. CHECK WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS
BEFORE CONDUCTING ANY BURNING.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
323 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM 6AM TO
10PM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 475...
476 AND 422 BELOW 7000 FEET...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
10PM MDT FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 427 AND
410/413 BELOW 5000 FEET...

IDZ410-413-292200-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0006.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM-CARIBOU RANGE/CARIBOU NF-
323 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST
IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 410 AND 413 BELOW 5000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 410 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  413 BELOW 5000 FEET.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH AT MID AND UPPER SLOPES. 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH
  GUSTS OVER 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
230 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN SETTING UP FOR THE WEEKEND...

.A CRITICAL PATTERN DEVELOPING AS SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LEADS TO WIDESPREAD HOT..DRY...UNSTABLE
AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON. IT
WILL ACTUALLY BE WINDIER ON SUNDAY BUT WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...BUT IN ADDITION...THERE WILL ALSO BE
INCREASED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WITH NATURAL FIRE STARTS POSSIBLE.

WYZ275-276-281-282-285-287-292200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
230 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND A HAINES
INDEX OF 6...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH
  EARLY AFTERNOON IN DEEPER BASINS AND SHELTERED AREAS TODAY...WIDESPREAD
  15 TO 25 MPH WINDS WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH DEVELOPING AFTER
  1500 ELSEWHERE.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...6

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
230 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN SETTING UP FOR THE WEEKEND...

.A CRITICAL PATTERN DEVELOPING AS SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LEADS TO WIDESPREAD HOT..DRY...UNSTABLE
AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON. IT
WILL ACTUALLY BE WINDIER ON SUNDAY BUT WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...BUT IN ADDITION...THERE WILL ALSO BE
INCREASED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WITH NATURAL FIRE STARTS POSSIBLE.

WYZ277-279-292200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
230 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND A HAINES
INDEX OF 6...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN ZONE 277
  AND IN MORE EXPOSED AND WIND PRONE AREAS OF 279... BECOMING
  MORE WIDESPREAD AFTER 1500

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...6

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
230 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN SETTING UP FOR THE WEEKEND...

.A CRITICAL PATTERN DEVELOPING AS SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LEADS TO WIDESPREAD HOT..DRY...UNSTABLE
AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON. IT
WILL ACTUALLY BE WINDIER ON SUNDAY BUT WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...BUT IN ADDITION...THERE WILL ALSO BE
INCREASED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WITH NATURAL FIRE STARTS POSSIBLE.

WYZ280-283-289-300-292200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
230 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY...HIGH HAINES
INDEX... HOT TEMPERATURES...DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND A DRY COLD
FRONT PASSAGE...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND 15 TO 25
  MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN MORE EXPOSED AND WIND PRONE
  AREAS...BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD AFTER 1500. GUSTY WINDS WILL
  DEVELOP SOONER ON SUNDAY AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT... WHICH WILL PASS AROUND 2100 SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT...RECOVERING ABOVE 30 PERCENT AFTER
  2200 TONIGHT AND FALLING BACK TO AROUND 15 PERCENT AFTER 1200
  ON SUNDAY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 EACH AFTERNOON

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
348 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

.WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA TODAY AND SUNDAY.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA PLAINS WILL RISE WELL INTO THE 90S...WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST WYOMING PLAINS DROPPING TO BELOW
15%. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
25 OR HIGHER. WILL ISSUE RED FLAG WARNING FOR THIS AFTN/EARLY
EVNG. GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RH ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE SUNDAY...SO WILL
CONTINUE WITH FIRE WEATHER WATCH. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
REGION SUNDAY NIGHT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF DRY THUNDERSTORMS TO
THE AREA. MORE SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED MONDAY.

WYZ259-297-298-300100-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0012.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
/O.EXT.KUNR.FW.A.0013.150830T1800Z-150831T0200Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
348 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 PERCENT OR BELOW.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


MTC001-005-007-013-015-027-031-035-041-043-045-049-051-057-059-073-
099-101-300015-
BEAVERHEAD-BLAINE-BROADWATER-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-FERGUS-GALLATIN-
GLACIER-HILL-JEFFERSON-JUDITH BASIN-LEWIS AND CLARK-LIBERTY-MADISON-
MEAGHER-PONDERA-TETON-TOOLE-
611 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT FOR ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE.

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT PARTICULATES HAVE BEEN TRENDING
UPWARDS AND THAT AN EXCEEDENCE OF THE 24 HOUR NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR
QUALITY STANDARD (NAAQS) HAS OCCURRED OR MAY OCCUR IN THE NEAR
FUTURE.

AIR QUALITY IN BROWNING...AND GREAT FALLS IS CURRENTLY VERY
UNHEALTHY.

AIR QUALITY IN ST MARY...HELENA AND LEWISTOWN IS CURRENTLY
UNHEALTHY.

AIR QUALITY IN BOZEMAN IS CURRENTLY UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE
GROUPS.

WHEN AIR QUALITY LEVELS ARE VERY UNHEALTHY...STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH
OFFICIALS RECOMMEND THAT PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE...
THE ELDERLY...AND CHILDREN SHOULD AVOID ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITY;
EVERYONE ELSE SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXERTION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY AT WWW.TODAYSAIR.MT.GOV.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
515 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

COZ030>051-301115-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
515 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MAINLY SUNNY AND VERY WARM CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY. THE
ONLY AREA THAT WILL SEE A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE IN THE MOUNTAINS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE I-70 CORRIDOR. THE
STORMS WILL PRODUCE A FEW CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES BUT
ONLY A BRIEF PERIOD OF RAIN.

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDING ACROSS COLORADO WILL BRING THE VERY
WARM AND MAINLY DRY WEATHER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF LATE DAY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
THE HIGH COUNTRY ON SUNDAY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS
SPREADING ONTO THE PLAINS. TEMPERATURES FOR SUNDAY WILL CONTINUE
TO BE ABOVE NORMAL WITH HIGHS ON THE PLAINS REACHING INTO THE
LOWER 90S.

FOR THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THEN DRYING OUT BY
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
446 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-301100-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
446 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SCATTERED ABOUT THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...AS MOISTURE SPREADS NORTHWARD. THE
CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY WILL BE FOCUSED OVER NORTHERN UTAH AND EXTREME
SOUTHWEST WYOMING DURING THE EVENING AND EARLY NIGHTTIME HOURS AS
A COLD FRONT DROPS INTO THE REGION. WITH A STRENGTHENING FLOW
ALOFT...THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

BREEZY CONDITIONS AND A RATHER DRY AIR MASS WILL PRODUCE CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER EXTREME SOUTHWEST WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH LOCAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN AND WEST CENTRAL UTAH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN
HALF OF UTAH INTO EARLY SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN GENERALLY DRY WEATHER
CAN BE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
430 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-301030-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
430 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

DAYTIME HEATING WILL GENERATE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS APPEARED MOST FAVORED FOR STORMS. THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS
FROM 30 TO 35 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING MAY OCCUR WITH STRONGER
STORM CELLS.

TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...EXPECT AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...MAINLY
OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

NL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
359 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-301000-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
359 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HOT TEMPERATURES AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS
IN PLACES CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVER SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA WHERE
WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS ELSEWHERE WILL BE
WEAKER...BUT FIRE DANGER WILL STILL BE ELEVATED DUE TO LOW
HUMIDITY AND THE HOT WEATHER. USE CAUTION WITH ANY OPEN FLAME AND
CONTACT LOCAL OFFICIALS BEFORE DOING ANY OUTDOOR BURNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
347 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-301000-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
347 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015 /447 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST WYOMING PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH ACROSS THE NORTHEAST WYOMING PLAINS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HOT AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
WYOMING PLAINS. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT
WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HOT AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY WITH FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS POSSIBLY RETURNING TO NORTHEAST WYOMING. THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT AS A
COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT
THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
236 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-301200-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
236 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

..RED FLAG WARNING FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING
SATURDAY AND PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WY...CENTRAL
WYOMING...NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...NORTHWEST WYOMING...SOUTH
CENTRAL WYOMING AND WEST CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT TIMES ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA...BUT ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE...DUE TO VERY
WARM TEMPERATURES...BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NORTHWEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...SOME
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DRY. ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
RETURN OVER NATRONA AND FREMONT COUNTIES.

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...ISOLATED LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY IN
THE MOUNTAINS. CONTINUED WARM AND BREEZY TO LOCALLY WINDY AT TIMES
WITH ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS...ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE AND IN
SWEETWATER COUNTY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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