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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A SERIES OF HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL EXERT THEIR INFLUENCE ON  
THE NORTH-CENTRAL MONTANA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS, WITH WARM AND  
VERY DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED. AT THE SAME TIME, TEMPERATURES WILL  
GENERALLY BE ON THE INCREASE, WITH HIGHS REACHING THE MID TO UPPER  
90S ON MONDAY.  
 
MTZ112-072215-  
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-88...73-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-20 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DOWN...6 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......52-58.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........53-63 PERCENT...45-53 PERCENT HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-94...78-85 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........11-17 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ113-072215-  
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89...76-81 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........12-17 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DOWN...31 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL  
HAINES 6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......53-60.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........50-60 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......45 PERCENT DOWN...54 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......91-96...83-88 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........10-15 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES  
6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 90S. EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
90S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ114-072215-  
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-  
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......81-87...67-77 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES UP...9 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-20 PERCENT...20-30 PERCENT HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-57.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........45-55 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......87-94...72-82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........10-20 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DOWN...9 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND  
90. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ115-072215-  
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......82-89...74-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES UP...24 DEGREES UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........11-16 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST 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).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......55-61.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........43-53 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......52 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......91-97...84-89 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........7-12 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES  
6 HIGH (BELOW 3000 FEET).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 90S. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ116-072215-  
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......77-83...68-77 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-21 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......48-56.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........46-56 PERCENT...37-47 PERCENT HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DOWN...28 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.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......84-89...74-83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........11-17 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
 

 
 
MTZ117-072215-  
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-88...69-79 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES UP...23 DEGREES UP HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........13-19 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......39 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-59.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP...10 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........39-49 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......56 PERCENT DOWN...47 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-95...77-87 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........8-13 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
 

 
 
MTZ118-072215-  
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL  
FOREST-  
353 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......78-86...69-78 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........11-17 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......50-58.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES UP.  
* MAX HUMIDITY..........44-54 PERCENT...35-43 PERCENT HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......57 PERCENT DOWN...40 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGES.............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......86-94...76-86 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES UP.  
* MIN HUMIDITY..........7-12 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DOWN.  
* WIND (20 FT).  
LOWER ELEVATIONS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RIDGES.............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* LAL...................1.  
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.  
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....5 MODERATE.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
 

 
 
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