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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1045 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES SATURDAY...

IDZ101-WAZ673-674-677-684-686-687-291530-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0020.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
1045 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM PDT
SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHERN
WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST
  WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 674 EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 677 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS
  (ZONE 677)... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST WASHINGTON
  OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 686
  EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 687
  EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687).

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 60 MPH. GUSTS AS
  HIGH AS 65 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS.

  EXCEPT IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 677 WINDS SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 55 MPH. MOUNTAIN WAVE ACTIVITY IN THE LEE
  OF MISSION RIDGE COULD RESULT IN ISOLATED STRONGER GUSTS.
  STRONGEST SUSTAINED WINDS EXPECTED ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER
  BETWEEN ENTIAT...CHELAN AND PATEROS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 20 TO 30 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS. 30 TO 40
  PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS: VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
  WILL RESULT IN RAPID GROWTH ON EXISTING FIRES OR ANY NEW
  IGNITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL DEVELOP BY SATURDAY. THE VERY STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH THE
LOWER RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
256 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ123>128-290900-
/O.UPG.KBYZ.FW.A.0005.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KBYZ.FW.W.0007.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
256 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 123...124...125...126...
   127 AND 128.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER...SWEET GRASS
                         YELLOWSTONE.
   IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE 90S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE VERY CAREFUL WITH ANY OPEN FLAMES. CHECK WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS
BEFORE CONDUCTING ANY BURNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

CJS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
242 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015


MTZ112-114-116>118-291400-
/O.UPG.KTFX.FW.A.0005.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.W.0011.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
242 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
112...114...116...117 AND 118...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 114.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 116. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 118.

* WIND...SOUTHERLY WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON...SHIFTING TO WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH BY EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE HIGH FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
218 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM 6AM TO
10PM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES
475...476 AND 422 BELOW 7000 FEET...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
10PM MDT FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 427 AND 410/413
BELOW 5000 FEET...

IDZ410-413-291200-
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0006.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM-CARIBOU RANGE/CARIBOU NF-
218 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 410 AND 413 BELOW 5000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 410 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  413 BELOW 5000 FEET.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH AT MID AND UPPER SLOPES. 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTS
  OVER 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. 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 POCATELLO ID
218 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM 6AM TO
10PM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES
475...476 AND 422 BELOW 7000 FEET...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
10PM MDT FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 427 AND 410/413
BELOW 5000 FEET...

IDZ475-476-291200-
/O.UPG.KPIH.FW.A.0004.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0006.150829T1200Z-150830T0400Z/
EAST SALMON RIVER MOUNTAINS/SALMON NF-
LEMHI AND LOST RIVER RANGE/CHALLIS NF-
218 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 475 AND 476...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 475. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 476.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH AT MID AND UPPER SLOPES. 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  MPH AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTS
  OVER 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. 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 MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

IDZ102-103-291200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
933 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON...
CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: BREEZY WINDS WILL BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING, BUT THE
  STRONGEST AND MOST CONCERNING WINDS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
  MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 10 TO 15 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ104-106-291200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T1800Z-150830T0200Z/
KOOTENAI-WEST LOLO-
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE KOOTENAI...WEST LOLO...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 10 TO 15 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ105-107>109-291200-
/O.UPG.KMSO.FW.A.0008.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-EAST LOLO-
BITTERROOT-
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK...SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION...EAST
LOLO...BITTERROOT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 10 TO 15 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ110-111-291200-
/O.UPG.KMSO.FW.A.0008.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
1033 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD...EAST BEAVERHEAD...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. RIDGETOPS AND ANY
  EXPOSED ELEVATIONS WILL SEE GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT
  TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE EVENING AND DECREASE.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 15 TO 25 PERCENT IS EXPECTED. HUMIDITY
  RECOVERY SATURDAY EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS. ERRATIC
  OUTFLOW GUSTS SHOULD BE EXPECTED WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1046 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ003-300300-
/O.NEW.KMSO.LW.Y.0010.150829T1800Z-150830T0300Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
1046 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY.


* IMPACTS/TIMING: A STRONG COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE ACROSS WESTERN
  MONTANA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL CREATE GUSTY WINDS
  AND INCREASED WAVE ACTIVITY.

* WINDS: SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH INTERMITTENT GUSTS TO
  35 MPH, ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 3 FEET, LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES OF 4 FEET ALONG
  THE EASTERN AND NORTHEASTERN PORTIONS OF THE LAKE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...
   MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

NOTE...THE EXPERIMENTAL WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE
OF THE MID LAKE WATERS AND DOWNWIND SHORES. WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE
SIGNIFICANTLY LESS ON UPWIND SHORES.

&&

$$


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
257 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE HIGH WINDS AND BLOWING DUST ON
SATURDAY...

.HIGH WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE
REGION ON SATURDAY. DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY
MORNING INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE WINDY CONDITIONS ARE ALSO
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY.

IDZ001>004-026-027-WAZ031>038-043-044-291530-
/O.CON.KOTX.HW.A.0001.150829T1600Z-150830T0300Z/
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-OKANOGAN VALLEY-
WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
257 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY MORNING AND PEAK BY THE
  EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS WILL RELAX LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS MAY RESULT IN IN TOPPLED TREES AND DOWNED
  POWER LINES. STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE
  90 AND ALONG HIGHWAY 2. WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE BLOWING DUST
  ACROSS THE BASIN INTO THE SURROUNDING VALLEYS. BLOWING DUST
  MAY RESULT IN VISIBILITY REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
939 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-291500-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON
939 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...COOLER TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR
SATURDAY...

A COLD FRONT IS STILL EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST THIS WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS
SATURDAY. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS RUNNING 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
AROUND 45 MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST REDUCING
VISIBILITY ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST
OREGON.

MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING AND STAY TUNED
TO THE INTERNET AND OR LOCAL TV/RADIO FOR POSSIBLE UPDATES
REGARDING THIS EVENT.

$$


Air Quality Alert


MTC001-005-007-013-015-027-031-035-041-043-045-049-051-057-059-073-
099-101-300015-
BEAVERHEAD-BLAINE-BROADWATER-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-FERGUS-GALLATIN-
GLACIER-HILL-JEFFERSON-JUDITH BASIN-LEWIS AND CLARK-LIBERTY-MADISON-
MEAGHER-PONDERA-TETON-TOOLE-
611 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT FOR ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE.

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT MEANS THAT PARTICULATES HAVE BEEN TRENDING
UPWARDS AND THAT AN EXCEEDENCE OF THE 24 HOUR NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR
QUALITY STANDARD (NAAQS) HAS OCCURRED OR MAY OCCUR IN THE NEAR
FUTURE.

AIR QUALITY IN BROWNING...AND GREAT FALLS IS CURRENTLY VERY
UNHEALTHY.

AIR QUALITY IN ST MARY...HELENA AND LEWISTOWN IS CURRENTLY
UNHEALTHY.

AIR QUALITY IN BOZEMAN IS CURRENTLY UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE
GROUPS.

WHEN AIR QUALITY LEVELS ARE VERY UNHEALTHY...STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH
OFFICIALS RECOMMEND THAT PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE...
THE ELDERLY...AND CHILDREN SHOULD AVOID ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITY;
EVERYONE ELSE SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXERTION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY AT WWW.TODAYSAIR.MT.GOV.

$$

IDC035-049-059-292100-

Air Quality Alert Message
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
314 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

Statewide Air Quality Alert in effect *UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* for the
following agencies:

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Idaho Falls
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Lewiston
Nez Perce Tribe in Lapwai

Air quality currently is currently in the Very Unhealthy
category and is forecast to remain that way the next 24 hours
in many locations impacted by wildfire smoke in north central Idaho.

Sensitive persons should limit prolonged or heavy exertion and limit
time spent outdoors.

For more information please access the department`s website at...
http://www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality.aspx

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IDC037-292100-

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IDAHO FALLS ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
257 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE IDAHO
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY...

DUE TO WILD FIRE SMOKE...THE AIR QUALITY HAS BECOME VERY
UNHEALTHY IN CUSTER COUNTY OF IDAHO INCLUDING THE CITIES OF
STANLEY AND CHALLIS. THIS ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL
AIR QUALITY HAS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED.

THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO INCREASED PARTICULATE OR
SMOKE LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO AVOID ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. ALL
OTHERS SHOULD SIGNIFICANTLY LIMIT OR AVOID PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ABOUT 2 PM MDT SATURDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS IMPROVE AND THE ADVISORY IS NO LONGER NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE ACCESS THE DEPARTMENTS
WEBSITE AT.../USE ALL LOWER CASE/...
HTTP://WWW.DEQ.STATE.ID.US/AIR/AQINDEX.CFM

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST...AIR
QUALITY DIVISION...IDAHO FALLS IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 528 2650.



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IDC009-017-021-055-057-061-069-079-WAC001-003-007-017-019-023-025-
043-047-051-063-065-075-301800-
BENEWAH-BONNER-BOUNDARY-KOOTENAI-LATAH-LEWIS-NEZ PERCE-SHOSHONE-
ADAMS-ASOTIN-CHELAN-DOUGLAS-FERRY-GARFIELD-GRANT-LINCOLN-OKANOGAN-
PEND OREILLE-SPOKANE-STEVENS-WHITMAN-
1050 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...Air Quality Alert in effect until further notice...

An Air Quality Alert has been issued by the following agencies:

Washington Department of Ecology in Spokane
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Lewiston
Washington Department of Ecology in Yakima
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in Coeur d`Alene
Nez Perce Tribe
Colville Confederated Tribes
Spokane Tribe
Kalispel Indian Community
Coeur d`Alene Tribe
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

Elevated concentrations of wildfire smoke from area fires
continues across eastern Washington and north Idaho. Additionally,
blowing dust is expected over much of the area on Saturday.  All
areas east of the Cascades and into north Idaho can continue to
expect poor air quality into the weekend. There may be times and
locations where the air quality improves to the Good category, but
this is not expected to persist.

Precautions to be taken for areas experiencing increased smoke and
reduced air quality include:

*Everyone should avoid heavy work or exercise outdoors when the
 air quality index reaches unhealthy levels.

*Older adults, small children, and those with respiratory
 conditions or heart disease may be more sensitive to poor air
 quality and should stay indoors and avoid heavy work when air
 quality reaches unhealthy levels.

*Drink plenty of water. Staying hydrated helps dilute phlegm in
 the respiratory tract, making it easier to cough out smoke
 particles. Plan on coughing; it is nature`s way of clearing your
 lungs. Avoid caffeine products, sugary drinks and alcohol because
 they have dehydrating effects.

*Stay cool when the weather is warm. Run your air conditioner to
 recirculate air. Turn the fan blower on manually so it
 continuously filters the air in your home.

*If working outside, use a dust mask...N95 or N100. If a dusk mask
 is not available, cover your nose and mouth with a damp
 handkerchief.

This Air Quality Alert will be reevaluated by Monday at noon.

For more information, please see the following websites:
airquality.deq.idaho.gov
idsmoke.blogspot.com
wasmoke.blogspot.com




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ORC013-017-021-023-031-049-055-059-061-063-065-069-WAC005-013-021-
037-039-071-077-291800-
CROOK-DESCHUTES-GILLIAM-GRANT-JEFFERSON-MORROW-SHERMAN-UMATILLA-
UNION-WALLOWA-WASCO-WHEELER-BENTON-COLUMBIA-FRANKLIN-KITTITAS-
KLICKITAT-WALLA WALLA-YAKIMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINEVILLE...POST...PAULINA...BEND...
REDMOND...SUNRIVER...SISTERS...LA PINE...BROTHERS...CONDON...
LONEROCK...ARLINGTON...JOHN DAY...MONUMENT...DAYVILLE...LONG CREEK...
SENECA...MADRAS...WARM SPRINGS...CULVER...BOARDMAN...HEPPNER...
LEXINGTON...IONE...IRRIGON...WASCO...MORO...GRASS VALLEY...
HERMISTON...MILTON-FREEWATER...PENDLETON...ATHENA...PILOT ROCK...
STANFIELD...UMATILLA...UKIAH...HELIX...LA GRANDE...ELGIN...UNION...
NORTH POWDER...ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...IMNAHA...TROY...
LOSTINE...THE DALLES...MAUPIN...SHANILEO...TYGH VALLEY...FOSSIL...
SPRAY...MITCHELL...KENNEWICK...RICHLAND...BENTON CITY...PROSSER...
WEST RICHLAND...HANFORD...DAYTON...STARBUCK...PASCO...CONNELL...
ELLENSBURG...CLE ELUM...EASTON...GOLDENDALE...WHITE SALMON...
TROUT LAKE...BICKLETON...ROOSEVELT...COLLEGE PLACE...WALLA WALLA...
BURBANK...WAITSBURG...PRESCOTT...GRANDVIEW...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...
YAKIMA...GRANGER...MABTON...SELAH...WAPATO...WHITE SWAN...ZILLAH...
NACHES...CLIFFDELL
1002 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE WASHINGTON
STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY CONTINUE THE AIR QUALITY ALERT UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE.

A SMOKE AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED. WILDFIRES BURNING IN THE
REGION COMBINED WITH FORECASTED CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE AIR QUALITY TO
REACH UNHEALTHY LEVELS.

POLLUTANTS IN SMOKE CAN CAUSE BURNING EYES...RUNNY NOSE...AGGRAVATE
HEART AND LUNG DISEASES...AND AGGRAVATE OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH
PROBLEMS. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND KEEP CHILDREN INDOORS IF
IT IS SMOKY. PLEASE FOLLOW MEDICAL ADVICE IF YOU HAVE A HEART OR
LUNG CONDITION.

IN ADDITION A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
SATURDAY...CREATING WINDY CONDITIONS. ALTHOUGH AIR QUALITY ISSUES
DUE TO SMOKE MAY IMPROVE BRIEFLY...THE WINDY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THAT WILL CONTINUE TO AGGRAVATE THE
UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE AT
HTTP://WWW.OREGON.GOV/DEQ OR HTTP://WWW.ECY.WA.GOV/AIR.HTML OR
CALL 360-407-6000.

$$

MTC023-029-039-047-053-061-063-077-081-089-093-301800-

Air Quality Alert Message
Montana Department of Environmental Quality Helena MT
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
815 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air
Quality Alert for Deer Lodge, Granite, Flathead, Lake, Lincoln,
Powell, Mineral, Missoula, Ravalli, Sanders, and Silver Bow in
effect *UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*.

An Air Quality Alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedance of the 24 hour National Ambient Air
Quality Standard (NAAQS) has occurred or may occur in the near
future.

Particulate levels from local and regional wildfires are Unhealthy
to Very Unhealthy across all of western Montana.

When air quality levels are Very Unhealthy... the Montana
Department of Health and Human Services recommends that people
with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly and children should
avoid any outdoor activity. Everyone else should avoid prolonged
exertion.

When air quality levels are Unhealthy... the Montana Department of
Health and Human Services recommends that people with respiratory or
heart disease, the elderly and children should avoid prolonged
exertion. Everyone else should limit prolonged exertion.

For more information... visit the Montana Department of Environmental
Quality at http://www.todaysair.mt.gov.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
332 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-292145-
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 BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
332 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY WILL BE HOT...WINDY IN PLACES...AND VERY DRY. CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVER SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA
WHERE WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS ELSEWHERE
WILL BE WEAKER...BUT FIRE DANGER WILL STILL BE ELEVATED DUE TO
LOW HUMIDITY AND THE HOT WEATHER. USE CAUTION WITH ANY OPEN FLAME
AND CONTACT LOCAL OFFICIALS BEFORE DOING ANY OUTDOOR BURNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

CJS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1202 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-291815-
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-
1202 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

..RED FLAG WARNING FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING
SATURDAY AND PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT TIMES ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA...BUT ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE...DUE TO VERY
WARM TEMPERATURES...BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NORTHWEST.

SUNDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...SOME
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DRY. ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
RETURN OVER NATRONA AND FREMONT COUNTIES.

MONDAY AND TUESDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

WEDNESDAY...ELEVATED TO POSSIBLY EXTREME FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS...MAINLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE AND SWEETWATER COUNTY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

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