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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
400 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER NORTHERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTH
IDAHO PANHANDLE ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING...

IDZ101-WAZ685>687-071500-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0006.150707T1900Z-150708T0400Z/
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
400 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE NORTH
CASCADES...OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS...NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND THE
NORTHERN IDAHO PANHANDLE...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685 EAST
  WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 686
  EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 687
  EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687).

* THUNDERSTORMS: STORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR THE
  CANADIAN BORDER MIDDAY TUESDAY AND THEN TRACK TO THE SOUTH
  DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

* IMPACTS: LIGHTNING IN COMBINATION WITH EXTREMELY DRY FUELS COULD
  RESULT IN ADDITIONAL WILDFIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
147 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

MTZ104-071200-
/O.CON.KMSO.FW.A.0002.150707T1900Z-150708T0300Z/
KOOTENAI-
147 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE KOOTENAI...

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

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF FAR NORTHWEST MONTANA EARLY TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SPREAD SOUTHEASTWARD WITH LOWER ELEVATIONS
  SEEING MORE ISOLATED COVERAGE. ALTHOUGH SOME STORMS MAY
  PRODUCE WETTING RAINS... GIVEN THE RECENT DRYNESS ANY
  LIGHTNING STRIKES OUTSIDE OF THE MAIN RAIN CORES WILL PRESENT
  CONCERNS FOR FIRE STARTS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO
  QUICKLY DISSIPATE AROUND OR JUST AFTER SUNSET.

* WINDS: GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WITH STORMS.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
401 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-070915-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
401 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SMOKE FROM CENTRAL CANADIAN WILDFIRES WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY AND TONIGHT. THOSE SENSITIVE
TO SMOKE MAY FIND IT BEST TO REMAIN INDOORS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS IN WESTERN NORTH
DAKOTA TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REST OF WEST AND
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH
DECREASING CHANCES WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WHILE AN ISOLATED STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE...WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT EXPECTED.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY WEST...THEN ACROSS ALL
OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$
TWH/KS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
503 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-071300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
503 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR NEAR THE BLACK HILLS THIS
AFTERNOON. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE STARTING TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MUCH
OF NEXT WEEK. ORGANIZED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT
THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

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 RIVERTON WY
422 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-071200-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
422 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MOST NUMEROUS WEST
OF THE DIVIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WEST...ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS CENTRAL.

SATURDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WEST AND FAR NORTH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE URGED TO REPORT HAIL...STRONG WINDS GUSTS AND ANY
FLOODING. THANK YOU.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
730 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

MTZ008-070300-
BEAVERHEAD-
730 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

.NOW...

AT 727 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM...NEAR LIMA...
OR 34 MILES SOUTH OF DILLON MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LIMA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 15 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 2  AND 21 .

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING. SMALL HAIL...HEAVY RAIN
AND WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH ARE ALSO POSSIBLE AS THE STORM MOVES
THROUGH SOUTHERN BEAVERHEAD COUNTY.

$$

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