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High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
222 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

MTZ009-240500-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0025.140724T0600Z-140725T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS
222 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING AND
  OVERNIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN
  FRONT. STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OVER 35 MPH AND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY AT FAVORED LOCATIONS SUCH AS LOGAN PASS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS. THESE HIGH WINDS
  COULD ALSO CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR
  RECREATION.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN
  PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
222 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

MTZ010-044-240500-
/O.CON.KTFX.HW.W.0025.140724T1200Z-140725T0600Z/
EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK...SHELBY
222 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING AS A STRONG UPPER
  LEVEL LOW MOVES ACROSS THE AREA.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OVER 35 MPH AND GUSTS OVER 58 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS: TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS. THESE HIGH WINDS
  COULD ALSO CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR
  RECREATION.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK...SHELBY.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
208 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR LIGHTNING FOR WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AND
EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST ALONG WITH THE BAKER VALLEY...
WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 401 AND 402...

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR LIGHTNING FOR BAKER VALLEY...WHICH IS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 646...


IDZ401-402-240300-
/O.CON.KBOI.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140724T0600Z/
WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST-EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST-
208 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR LIGHTNING FOR WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AND EASTERN
PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST...WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 401 AND
402...

* THUNDERSTORMS...CONVECTION IS BEGINNING TO DEVELOP AND WILL
  BECOME SCATTERED THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. WETTING
  RAINS UNDER THE STORM SHAFT BUT LITTLE OUTSIDE OF THE CELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1253 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE ZONES 410
422 425 AND 427...

IDZ410-425-241200-
/O.UPG.KPIH.FW.A.0002.140724T1500Z-140725T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0006.140724T1500Z-140725T0300Z/
UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM-
MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/TWIN FALLS BLM-
1253 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE ZONES 410 AND 425...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN IDAHO...FIRE ZONE 410 UPPER SNAKE RIVER
  VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM...FIRE ZONE 425 MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER
  VALLEY/TWIN FALLS BLM.

* TIMING: THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WIND: INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35
  MPH BY NOON.

* HUMIDITY: 7 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE
APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG
WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
FIRE ZONES 279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR FIRE ZONE 276...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME
FOR THE WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON
THROUGH 9 PM WEDNESDAY...NOON THROUGH 9 PM THURSDAY AND AGAIN
FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE WILL BE A
CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FOR ZONES 279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...THEN AGAIN
THURSDAY AFTERNOON OVER ZONES 279...280 AND 300.

WYZ285-287-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND
AND A HAINES INDEX BETWEEN 5 AND 6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND
287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
257 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ON FORT PECK LAKE...

.A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST
MONTANA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SOUTHEAST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...WILL CONTINUE PRODUCING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS MAINLY
ON THE EAST END OF THE LAKE. STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE OVER THE REGION IN THE EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL
SWEEP EAST ON THURSDAY MORNING WITH STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
OCCURRING BEHIND THE FRONT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

MTZ016-017-021>023-241000-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-140724T1000Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
257 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MDT THURSDAY
FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 AM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY TIP
  OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
158 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG WINDS ACROSS NORTHWEST MONTANA TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

MTZ001>003-241200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0017.140724T0600Z-140725T0600Z/
KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION-WEST GLACIER REGION-
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
158 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT MDT
THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
MDT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: WINDS WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT ACROSS NORTHWEST
  MONTANA AS A SURFACE COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. WINDS
  WILL FURTHER INTENSIFY THURSDAY MORNING...CREATING HAZARDOUS
  WAVE CONDITIONS ON FLATHEAD LAKE AND IMPACTING TRAVEL OVER LOGAN
  PASS IN GLACIER PARK. WINDS WILL DISSIPATE FOR MUCH OF THE REGION
  BY LATE THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 35 MPH...
  INCREASING THURSDAY 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH. OVER LOGAN
  PASS SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 60 MPH THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 2 TO 4 FOOT WAVES ON FLATEAD LAKE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 2 KALISPELL TO LIBBY...
  HIGHWAY 37 EUREKA TO LIBBY...HIGHWAY 56 BULL LAKE ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 93 EUREKA TO WHITEFISH...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...
  HIGHWAY 83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...
  FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
300 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE
CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AND BRING A
COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY MORNING. HUMIDITY WILL
DROP INTO THE LOW 20S BEHIND THE FRONT THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING.

MTZ134>137-241200-
/O.CON.KGGW.FW.A.0001.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
300 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 134...135...136 AND 137...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 134...135...136 AND 137.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE BY NOON AND STAY STRONG THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...SWATHERS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT THROUGH GRASSES AND
  FIELDS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION DURING THIS TIME FRAME AND
  CARRY EXTRA WATER NEARBY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
227 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

MTZ113-115-241200-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
227 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115 AND THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF
BLAINE COUNTY IN ZONE 113...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115 AND THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF
  BLAINE COUNTY IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO MIDNIGHT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.

* IMPACTS...THIS CRITICAL COMBINATION OF GUSTY WIND AND LOW
  HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO RAPID AND DANGEROUS FIRE GROWTH ON ANY
  FIRE ACTIVITY. LIGHTNING STARTS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING DUE TO THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
FIRE ZONES 279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR FIRE ZONE 276...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME
FOR THE WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON
THROUGH 9 PM WEDNESDAY...NOON THROUGH 9 PM THURSDAY AND AGAIN
FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE WILL BE A
CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FOR ZONES 279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...THEN AGAIN
THURSDAY AFTERNOON OVER ZONES 279...280 AND 300.

WYZ276-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
327 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

NDZ001-009-017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-242030-
DIVIDE-WILLIAMS-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
327 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014 /227 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT...SOME STORMS POSSIBLY
SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES CONTINUE THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. SOME OF
THE STORMS OVER WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY COULD BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...OVER
WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



$$

JV/NH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
327 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

NDZ002-003-005-010-011-013-019>023-025-034>037-042-045>048-050-
051-242030-
BURKE-RENVILLE-ROLETTE-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-PIERCE-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-
SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-GRANT-SIOUX-
EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
327 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014 /227 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES CONTINUE THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. SOME OF
THE STORMS OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY
COULD BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THURSDAY...OVER WESTERN AND
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1159 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-241300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
1159 AM MDT (1259 PM CDT) WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WHILE A STORM OR TWO MAY BECOME STRONG TO
SEVERE...WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER FAR NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA. LARGE HAIL
WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT.

HEAT INDICES WILL RISE TO AROUND 100 DEGREES OVER SOUTHWEST INTO
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1025 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-241630-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
1025 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TODAY AND
TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL INCREASE ON THURSDAY. TODAY WILL BE
HOT AND DRY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES APPROACHING 100 DEGREES...
FURTHER DRYING OUT FUELS ACROSS THE AREA. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION
OF HOT TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE
THE FIRE DANGER ON THURSDAY. BE ALERT TO THE INCREASING FIRE
DANGER AND TAKE ACTIONS TO MITIGATE THE CHANCE OF STARTING A FIRE.

IN ADDITION...THERE IS A CHANCE FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STRONG
TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR EASTERN MONTANA ON THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE STRONG WINDS AND HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
630 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

IDZ001>004-026-027-WAZ031>038-044-241330-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-COEUR D`ALENE AREA-IDAHO PALOUSE-
CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-LEWISTON AREA-
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
630 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO...
NORTH CENTRAL IDAHO...CENTRAL WASHINGTON...EAST CENTRAL
WASHINGTON...NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND
SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A THREAT OF STRONG TO ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL AND HEAVY RAINFALL.
THE HIGHEST THREAT OF STORMS COMES BETWEEN 2 PM AND 10 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-241100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING
FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THE CODY FOOTHILLS FROM NOON THURSDAY
THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...INCREASING WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WHERE FUELS HAVE BECOME CRITICAL OVER RECENT
DAYS. OTHERWISE...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS IN
ADDITION TO THE SOUTH AND EAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTH AND ALSO THE CODY FOOTHILLS WHERE FUELS HAVE BECOME
CRITICAL OVER RECENT DAYS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST
FORECAST AREA.

SATURDAY...ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS
SWEETWATER COUNTY WITH WARM...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
356 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-241000-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
356 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.
A FEW STORMS MAY BE SEVERE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MONTANA
MAINLY THIS EVENING. ADDITIONALLY...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE
ANTICIPATED AHEAD OF A FRONTAL SYSTEM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
EVENING AND A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY. A FEW
STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY NEAR THE NORTH
DAKOTA BORDER THURSDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
ALSO DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

THE COMBINATION GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND
DRY FUELS MAY PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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