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Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
241 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH
* IMPACTS: Low Humidities and Strong Gusty Winds will create
erratic fire behavior and an increased risk of new fire starts.
* AFFECTED AREA:
In North Central Montana, Fire Weather Zones 112 and 114.
* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central Montana, Lewis and Clark.
In North Central Montana, Glacier, Liberty, Pondera, Teton
* WIND: West 10 to 20 mph...with gusts up to 30 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.