098  
FNUS55 KTFX 162104  
FWFTFX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS  
EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 112 THROUGH 115 AND FOR ZONES 117  
AND 118 FOR LOW TO VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR  
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113,  
115, AND 117...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH  
AT LEAST FRIDAY, POTENTIALLY CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY, DUE TO  
BREEZY AND CONTINUE DRY/WARM CONDITIONS. A WIND SHIFT IS EXPECTED  
THURSDAY MORNING AND AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING ASSOCIATED WITH A  
COUPLE OF COLD FRONTS DROPPING SOUTH OUT OF ALBERTA. PLEASE  
CONTINUE TO MONITOR STATEMENTS FROM OUR OFFICE AND SURROUNDING  
OFFICES REGARDING FIRE WEATHER PRODUCTS. MARTIN  
 
MTZ112-171030-  
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-57.  
24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........53-63 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-83...71-76 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE DOWN.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-28 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......49-54.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES DOWN.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........64-74 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT UP...8 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-89...73-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-22 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ113-171030-  
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......54-59.  
24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........49-57 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-85.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES DOWN.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-27 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL  
HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-55.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES DOWN.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........67-77 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-91.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-18 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL  
HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ114-171030-  
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-  
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56...41-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........52-62 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT UP...6 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.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-83...66-75 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES DOWN.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-24 PERCENT...24-33 PERCENT HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT UP.  
* 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.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-51.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES DOWN.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......80-88...70-80 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-23 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND  
80.  
 

 
 
MTZ115-171030-  
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-60.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........42-51 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DOWN...23 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-86...74-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-22 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL  
HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......51-56.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES DOWN.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........55-65 PERCENT...50-56 PERCENT HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT UP...11 PERCENT UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-93...81-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........9-14 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ116-171030-  
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......43-48.  
24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES UP...2 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........51-60 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DOWN...16 PERCENT UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......76-81...70-77 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-26 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......45-50.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES DOWN...2 DEGREES UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........60-70 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT UP...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-86...75-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-19 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S.  
 

 
 
MTZ117-171030-  
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-56.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP...2 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........45-52 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DOWN...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-84...70-77 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE DOWN.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-26 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-53.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES DOWN...3 DEGREES UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........58-68 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89...76-84 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ118-171030-  
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL  
FOREST-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......46-53.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE DOWN.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........48-56 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-84...71-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-23 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-53.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........56-66 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT UP.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......83-89...75-83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S.  
 

 
 
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