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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
331 AM MDT Sun Oct 17 2021

MTZ112-114-115-117-180000-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0019.211017T1800Z-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-
331 AM MDT Sun Oct 17 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WARM TEMPERATURES, GUSTY WINDS, AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 112, 114, 115, AND 117...

* 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...Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s.

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 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 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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Red Flag Warning.

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