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Fire Weather Forecast for MTZ123

 
 FNUS55 KBYZ 290904
FWFBYZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SCEN AND SERN MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
304 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...DRY AND UNSEASONABLY WARM CONDITIONS TO PERSIST INTO MID WEEK
WITH MORE GUSTY WINDS LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY WITH A FRONTAL
PASSAGE...

.DISCUSSION...
WE ARE MONITORING LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY FOR THE NEXT
POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PERIOD WITH INCREASED WINDS ALONG
A FRONTAL PASSAGE. UNTIL THEN...THE UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
WEATHER WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM FROM THE
60S TODAY TO WELL INTO THE 70S BY TUESDAY. EACH AFTERNOON...
EXPECT RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO BOTTOM OUT INTO THE TEENS. WINDS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO BE TOO MUCH OF AN ISSUE...BUT DURING MAX HEATING
THERE COULD BE SOME OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH. FRIEDERS

 MTZ123-292215-
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-
304 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-62 AT 5000 FEET...47-57 AT 7000 FEET.
* 24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........15-25 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT
AT 7000 FEET.
* 24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
* SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-41 AT 5000 FEET...27-37 AT 7000 FEET.
* 24 HR TREND.........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........59-69 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT
AT 7000 FEET.
* 24 HR TREND.........4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND (20 FT)
* SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* RIDGETOP.............WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......58-68 AT 5000 FEET...53-63 AT 7000 FEET.
* 24 HR TREND.........6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........14-24 PERCENT AT 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT
AT 7000 FEET.
* 24 HR TREND.........UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT)
* SLOPE/VALLEY.........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* RIDGETOP.............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
* CWR...................ZERO.
* HAINES INDEX..........2.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS
58 TO 68. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS 40 TO 50. WEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 18 TO 28. HIGHS 38 TO 48. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
SHOWERS. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 40 TO 50.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 44 TO 54.

 
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