Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Sunny and dry conditions prevail today and Wednesday. Breezy
southwest winds develop this afternoon while afternoon RH drops
into the upper teens for some areas. Expect good overnight RH
recovery. A cold front will switch winds to northerly on Wednesday
afternoon. This will be a mainly dry front with only a slight
chance for light rain showers. Sunny and dry conditions return
Thursday and Friday.

MTZ112-242215-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......61-66...55-60 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........18-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......34-39.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up...10 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........73-83 percent...58-68 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 percent up...4 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......51-60...48-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........35-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

MTZ113-242215-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......60-66.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......33-38.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........77-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny then becoming partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......60-65.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity..........32-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                        northwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                        northwest in the afternoon.
* 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......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

MTZ114-242215-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......59-65...50-58 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent down...20 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 5 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......33-38.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........62-72 percent...51-61 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 percent up...11 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......56-62...50-60 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Min Humidity..........28-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                        north in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows around
40. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers with
possible showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely and chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

MTZ115-242215-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......56-66...48-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........21-31 percent...32-38 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down...55 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......33-39.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........73-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up...18 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......62-68...55-61 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......1 degree up...9 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........27-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up...6 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to
                        the northwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 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......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

MTZ116-242215-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......49-57.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........23-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down...21 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds around 5 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.......30-35.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........65-75 percent...55-65 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......13 percent down...21 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.......55-62.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........28-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to
                        the northwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.
.MONDAY...Showers and snow showers likely. Lows around 30. Highs
in the mid 40s.

$$

MTZ117-242215-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......52-62...45-55 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......27 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent down...46 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......28-38.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........68-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent down...20 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds around 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......58-65...51-60 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...9 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........26-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent up...2 percent up higher elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to
                        the northwest in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds around 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of snow showers and slight
chance of showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows around
40. Highs around 70. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely and chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

MTZ118-242215-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
255 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......52-59...46-54 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........27-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southeast winds around 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.......29-34.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........75-85 percent...62-72 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down...23 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds around 10 mph.
     Ridges.............South winds around 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.......59-67...52-60 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........26-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent down...2 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                        west in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to
                        the northwest in the afternoon.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

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