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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-
Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National Forest-
1220 PM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN PORTIONS
OF NORTH CENTRAL MT...
* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Hot Temperatures...and Strong Gusty
Winds will create erratic fire behavior and an increased risk of
new fire starts. Humidity recover will be poor on Friday night
along with windy conditions.
* AFFECTED AREA:
In North Central Montana Fire Zones...112...114.
In Southwest Montana Fire Zones...116...118.
* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central Montana, Cascade, Lewis and Clark, Meagher.
In North Central Montana, Glacier, Liberty, Pondera, Teton
In Southwest Montana, Broadwater, Gallatin, Jefferson.
* WIND: West 10 to 20 mph..with gusts up to 35 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.