547  
FNUS55 KGGW 180815  
FWFGGW  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON  
AND LAST INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. WITH THE LOWER ATMOSPHERE  
BEING DRY, GUSTY WINDS AND DRY LIGHTING WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS  
WITH THESE STORMS. A WETTING RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED. A CHANCE FOR  
ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS RETURNS TO THE REGION FRIDAY AND  
SATURDAY AFTERNOONS.  
 
MTZ134-182230-  
NORTHERN VALLEY AND NORTHERN PHILLIPS COUNTIES-  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTH IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
LAL.................3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 90S.  
 

 
 
MTZ135-182230-  
THE LITTLE ROCKIES-  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-99 VALLEYS AND 83-88 RIDGES.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGE............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS  
MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68 VALLEYS AND 56-61 RIDGES.  
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL EARLY  
MORNING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5  
MPH.  
RIDGE............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN  
BECOMING SOUTH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96 VALLEYS AND 80-85 RIDGES.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 29-34 PERCENT RIDGES.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING EAST 5 TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
90S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S.  
 

 
 
MTZ136-182230-  
THE LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING THE CHARLES M RUSSELL  
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE-  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
RIDGE............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME  
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING VARIABLE  
LESS THAN 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
RIDGE............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 90S.  
 

 
 
MTZ137-182230-  
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM AND SOUTHERN GARFIELD COUNTIES-  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BECOMING  
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGE............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGE............EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN  
THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
RIDGE............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200, THEN 1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 90S.  
 

 
 
MTZ120-182230-  
FORT PECK RESERVATION AND DANIELS/ROOSEVELT/SHERIDAN COUNTIES-  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST UP TO  
5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE  
GUSTY WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTH UP TO 5  
MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 2400, THEN 2.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 2.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S.  
 

 
 
MTZ122-182230-  
DAWSON/MCCONE/PRAIRIE/RICHLAND/WIBAUX COUNTIES-  
215 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE  
GUSTY WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 2400, THEN 3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME  
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 90S.  
 

 
 
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