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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
255 PM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

MTZ123>132-WYZ274-284-130600-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-200813T0600Z/
Gallatin National Forest-Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
Stillwater County-Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-Yellowstone County-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-Custer County-Sheridan County-
Bighorn National Forest-
255 PM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, strong gusty winds,
  and isolated mainly dry thunderstorms will create erratic fire
  behavior and could start new fires.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In North Central WY Fire Zones...274...284.
   In South Central MT Fire Zones...123...124...125...126...127
                                    128...129.
   In Southeast MT Fire Zones...130...131...132.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In Central MT...Golden Valley...Musselshell...Wheatland.
   In North Central WY...Big Horn...Johnson...Sheridan...Washakie.
   In South Central MT...Big Horn...Carbon...Park...Stillwater
                         Sweet Grass...Yellowstone.
   In Southeast MT...Custer...Powder River...Rosebud...Treasure.
   In Southwest MT...Gallatin.

* WIND: Southwest to West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
  Strongest winds will be along and near the foothills.

* THUNDERSTORMS: Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms
  could produce erratic wind gusts. Rainfall will be spotty and
  light.

* HUMIDITY: Minimum readings from 8 to 16 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: 90 to 100 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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