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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
123 PM MDT Fri Oct 15 2021

MTZ112-114-115-117-161200-
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.A.0013.211017T1800Z-211018T0000Z/
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
123 PM MDT Fri Oct 15 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR WARM
TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS, AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 112, 114, 115, AND 117...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for warm temperatures, gusty winds, and low relative
humidity, which is in effect Sunday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern
  Pondera/Liberty, Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain
  District-Rocky Mountain Front, Chouteau and Fergus Counties and
  Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas.

* TEMPERATURES...In the mid 70s.

* WINDS...South 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 12 percent.

* IMPACTS...The combination of low humidity and windy west winds
  could make it difficult to contain any new fire starts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. A combination of gusty winds, low relative
humidity, and warm temperatures will create high fire growth
potential.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Fire Weather Watch.

&&

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