Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE TROF WILL BRING STEADILY COOLER
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE DISTRICTS TODAY AND THURSDAY. BREEZY
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY NEAR BLAINE COUNTY BUT ELSEWHERE
WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT. MINIMUM HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN IN
THE 20S TODAY AND RAISE INTO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S THURSDAY.


MTZ112-062215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-59...46-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 DEGREES DOWN...10 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......27-32.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...6 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

MTZ113-062215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......18 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-35 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  2 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

MTZ114-062215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-59...46-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN...8 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED...10 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-38 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

MTZ115-062215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-62...49-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-34 PERCENT...35-44 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...9 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-36.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT...91-96 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-55...42-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-37 PERCENT...41-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

MTZ116-062215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-57.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...10 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTH UP TO
      5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-51.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........39-49 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ117-062215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-60...46-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......25-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........84-94 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......42-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-41 PERCENT...40-50 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ118-062215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
305 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-63...49-57 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...4 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-47 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT UP...12 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

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