POWELL County, Montana
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Air Quality Alert
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.

$$

Fire Weather Warning
MTZ112-114-116>118-300300-
/O.CON.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-
456 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

* 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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
MTZ105-107>109-300600-
/O.CON.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-EAST LOLO-
BITTERROOT-
533 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

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

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

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

Fire Weather Warning
MTZ110-111-300600-
/O.CON.KMSO.FW.W.0012.150829T2000Z-150830T0600Z/
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
533 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON AND 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 THIS EVENING WILL BE GOOD.

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

$$

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