Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE DROPPING OUT OF THE
CANADIAN ROCKIES WILL PUSH A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION
BEGINNING SATURDAY MORNING. SOME GREEN-UP HAS OCCURRED...BUT DRY
DEAD FUELS ARE STILL PREVALENT ENOUGH TO CAUSE SOME ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS NEAR AND BEHIND THE FRONT WITH NORTH AND
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH. DURING PEAK HEATING
ON SATURDAY...ISOLATED AREAS NEAR AND SOUTH OF THE YELLOWSTONE
RIVER MAY EXPERIENCE THE GREATEST THREAT AS HUMIDITY DROPS BELOW
25 PERCENT JUST AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT.

MTZ134-181045-
NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                    TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ135-181045-
LITTLE ROCKIES-
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62 VALLEYS AND 48-53 RIDGES.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34 VALLEYS AND 22-27 RIDGES.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO
                         5 TO 15 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 15
                     TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 VALLEYS AND 42-47 RIDGES.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ136-181045-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGE............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH LATE IN THE
                         MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING
                     NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH LATE IN THE
                     MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO
                         10 TO 20 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                     TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ137-181045-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGE............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-15 MPH BECOMING WEST 5
                         TO 15 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                         INCREASING TO NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGE............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING
                     NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH LATE IN THE
                     MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO NORTH 20 TO 30
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                     TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......
    LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
    RIDGE............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

MTZ120-181045-
FORT PECK RESERVATION-DANIELS-ROOSEVELT-SHERIDAN-
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
                    TO NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                    TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

MTZ122-181045-
DAWSON-MCCONE-PRAIRIE-RICHLAND-WIBAUX-
251 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 20 TO
                    30 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                    TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...ZERO.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

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