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Hill and Blaine Counties-Chouteau and Fergus Counties-
Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-
853 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
* IMPACTS: Low Humidities and Gusty Winds will create erratic fire
behavior and an increased risk for new fire starts.
* AFFECTED AREA:
In North Central Montana, Fire Weather Zones 113, 115 and 117.
* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central Montana, Cascade, Fergus, Judith Basin, Meagher.
In North Central Montana, Blaine, Chouteau, Hill.
In South Central Montana, Golden Valley, Park, Phillips
Sweet Grass, Wheatland.
* WIND: West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY: As low as 14 percent.
* TEMPERATURES: In the 80s.
* WIND SHIFT: A shift from southerly winds to northerly winds will
occur early Monday morning. This wind shift will be accompanied
by gusty winds, but higher relative humidity.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. A combination of gusty winds, low relative
humidity, and warm temperatures will create high fire growth
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Fire Weather Watch.