« View county listFire Weather Warning
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
Hill and Blaine Counties-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
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-
244 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY...
* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Hot Temperatures...and Strong Gusty
Winds will create erratic fire behavior and an increased risk
of new fire starts.
* AFFECTED AREA:
In North Central Montana Fire Zones...112...113...114...115
In Southwest Montana Fire Zones...116...118.
* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central Montana, Cascade, Fergus, Judith Basin
Lewis and Clark, Meagher.
In North Central Montana, Blaine, Chouteau, Glacier, Hill
Liberty, Pondera, Teton, Toole.
In Southwest Montana, Broadwater, Gallatin, Jefferson.
* WIND: West 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY: As low as 11 percent.
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 these
areas of this Red Flag Warning.