726  
FNUS55 KGGW 160850  
FWFGGW  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THIS WILL BE THE LAST FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OF THE  
SEASON.  
 
UPPER RIDGING WILL HELP GUIDE WARM AND DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS  
OVER THE REGION OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. A TROUGH WILL DIG  
INTO THE WESTERN U.S. LATE IN THE WEEK WITH COOL AND WET  
CONDITIONS RETURNING TO THE AREA OVER THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. FIRE  
WEATHER CONCERNS WILL CONTINUE TO BE MINIMAL DURING THIS PERIOD.  
 
MTZ134-162245-  
NORTHERN VALLEY AND NORTHERN PHILLIPS COUNTIES-  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
 

 
 
MTZ135-162245-  
THE LITTLE ROCKIES-  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 58-63 RIDGES.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGE............WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10  
TO 20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
RIDGE............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10  
TO 20 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69 VALLEYS AND 55-60 RIDGES.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
RIDGE............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
MTZ136-162245-  
THE LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING THE CHARLES M RUSSELL  
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE-  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.  
RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGE............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
MTZ137-162245-  
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM AND SOUTHERN GARFIELD COUNTIES-  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGE............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
 

 
 
MTZ120-162245-  
FORT PECK RESERVATION AND DANIELS/ROOSEVELT/SHERIDAN COUNTIES-  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.  
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS  
AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
 

 
 
MTZ122-162245-  
DAWSON/MCCONE/PRAIRIE/RICHLAND/WIBAUX COUNTIES-  
250 AM MDT WED OCT 16 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
 

 
 
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