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Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-Yellowstone County-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
338 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening.
* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, and strong gusty
winds will create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.
* AFFECTED AREA:
In South Central MT Fire Zones...124...128...129.
In Southeast MT and Northwest SD Fire Zone....133.
* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central MT...Wheatland.
In Northwest SD...Harding.
In South Central MT...Big Horn...Carbon...Sweet Grass
In Southeast MT...Carter...Fallon.
* WIND: Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent.
* TEMPERATURES: In the mid 80s to low 90s.
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.