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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Montana...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117 and 118 FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...


.DISCUSSION...

Below average temperatures, today, give way to the next warming
trend, with decreasing relative humidity values and increasing
winds. By Tuesday, expect highs to push back up into the upper 80s
to mid 90s range. Tuesday and Wednesday, minimum relative
humidities range in the teens across most of our area, and winds
gust up to 30 mph.
- Fogleman

MTZ112-101015-
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear. Chance of sprinkles in the
  evening.
* Min Temperature.......44-49.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged...6 degrees up higher elevations.
* Max Humidity..........60-70 percent...51-61 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......20 percent down...42 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to
                        the southwest after midnight.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to
                        the southwest after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......77-84...68-75 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........18-23 percent...24-32 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......49-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........56-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down...4 percent up higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......79-88...68-78 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........16-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

MTZ113-101015-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......44-50.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees down...1 degree down higher
                    elevations.
* Max Humidity..........57-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to
                        the southwest after midnight.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to
                        the southwest after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......79-85...72-77 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........15-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......51-57.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........51-61 percent...44-49 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down...16 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                        south after midnight.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......86-91...79-84 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........15-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around
80. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 50. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ114-101015-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......41-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........59-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent down...29 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......78-84...64-74 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...5 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........16-21 percent...23-33 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......50-55...44-53 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........54-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......79-87...66-76 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the
mid 70s. West winds around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs around 70. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

MTZ115-101015-
Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......46-51.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........60-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                        south after midnight.
     Ridges.............North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                        south after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......81-86...73-79 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........15-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent down...13 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level
  haines 4 low (Below 3000 feet).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......53-58.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........49-59 percent...43-49 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......9 percent down...16 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...South winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges.............East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                        south after midnight.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......87-92...79-86 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........14-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low (Above 3000 feet)...mid level haines
  5 moderate (Below 3000 feet).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

MTZ116-101015-
Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......42-47.
   24 hr trend......1 degree down.
* Max Humidity..........70-80 percent...56-64 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......28 percent down...21 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......72-80...66-74 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........21-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 5 to 10 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......47-52.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........53-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds around 5 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......75-84...69-77 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. West
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

MTZ117-101015-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.......42-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........71-81 percent...62-72 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to
                        the southwest after midnight.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......76-85...67-77 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...West winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....3 very low.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......48-55.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........46-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......81-89...72-82 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees up...5 degrees up higher elevations.
* Min Humidity..........15-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent up.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds
15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

MTZ118-101015-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National
Forest-
254 PM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......46-51.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees down.
* Max Humidity..........69-79 percent...58-68 percent higher
  elevations.
   24 hr trend......4 percent up...8 percent down higher
                    elevations.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......77-85...67-77 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........17-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to
                        the west in the afternoon.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.......50-56.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees up.
* Max Humidity..........49-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                        west after midnight.
     Ridges.............West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.......81-89...71-81 higher elevations.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees up.
* Min Humidity..........15-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent down.
* Wind (20 FT).
     Lower Elevations...Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
     Ridges.............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 percent.
* High Level Haines.....4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around
80. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

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