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Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
355 AM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT this
evening. This Warning replaces the Fire Weather Watch that was
previously in effect.
* IMPACTS: Low Humidities and Gusty Winds will create erratic fire
behavior and an increased risk of new fire starts.
* AFFECTED AREA:
In North Central Montana, Fire Weather Zone 117.
* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central Montana, Cascade, Fergus, Judith Basin, Meagher.
* WIND: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
* HUMIDITY: As low as 10 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.