744  
WWUS85 KGGW 162014  
RFWGGW  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT  
214 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
.A DRY COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PASS THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY  
AFTERNOON. WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND,  
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP.  
 
MTZ120-122-134>137-170815-  
/O.UPG.KGGW.FW.A.0006.170817T1800Z-170818T0300Z/  
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.W.0013.170817T1800Z-170818T0300Z/  
FORT PECK RESERVATION AND DANIELS/ROOSEVELT/SHERIDAN COUNTIES-  
DAWSON/MCCONE/PRAIRIE/RICHLAND/WIBAUX COUNTIES-  
NORTHERN VALLEY AND NORTHERN PHILLIPS COUNTIES-THE LITTLE ROCKIES-  
THE LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING THE CHARLES M RUSSELL  
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE-  
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM AND SOUTHERN GARFIELD COUNTIES-  
214 PM MDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR  
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES  
120, 122, 134, 135, 136, AND 137...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND, WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS  
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120, 122, 134, 135, 136, AND  
137.  
 
* WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH AND  
HIGHER.  
 
* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON TO MID-EVENING.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 75 TO 90.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE  
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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