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WWUS75 KGGW 311514
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
914 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WINDY LAKE CONDITIONS THROUGH MID WEEK...

.WITH THE ARRIVAL OF A STRONG COLD FRONT BEGINNING
TONIGHT...STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SPREAD ACROSS FORT PECK
LAKE AND PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

MTZ016-017-021>023-011200-
/O.NEW.KGGW.LW.Y.0002.150401T0000Z-150403T0000Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
914 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT THURSDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST TONIGHT AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH...THEN FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY AT 30 TO 35
  MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND COULD RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY TIP OR
  SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$












000
WWUS75 KGGW 311514
NPWGGW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
914 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WINDY LAKE CONDITIONS THROUGH MID WEEK...

.WITH THE ARRIVAL OF A STRONG COLD FRONT BEGINNING
TONIGHT...STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SPREAD ACROSS FORT PECK
LAKE AND PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

MTZ016-017-021>023-011200-
/O.NEW.KGGW.LW.Y.0002.150401T0000Z-150403T0000Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
914 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT THURSDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST TONIGHT AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH...THEN FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY AT 30 TO 35
  MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND COULD RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY TIP OR
  SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$










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000
WWUS85 KBYZ 311510
RFWBYZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
910 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-010315-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
910 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND POSSIBLE FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* WIND TODAY: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND TONIGHT: BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT TODAY...13 TO 20 PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...50S TO NEAR 60
  ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE
SURE ANY RECENT CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF
ANYTHING THAT MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS



000
WWUS85 KBYZ 311510
RFWBYZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
910 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-010315-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
910 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND POSSIBLE FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* WIND TODAY: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND TONIGHT: BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT TODAY...13 TO 20 PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...50S TO NEAR 60
  ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE
SURE ANY RECENT CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF
ANYTHING THAT MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS



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000
WWUS85 KTFX 311133
RFWTFX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ113-115-117-118-311945-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED
LIGHTNING... FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113... 115...117 AND
118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113...115...117 AND 118.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* COLD FRONT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
  TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE COLD FRONT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO
  AROUND 70 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
  GREAT FALLS TO HAVRE...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE
  ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND POTENTIAL FIRE STARTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
  CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY AND SHIFTING WINDS AND ISOLATED
  LIGHTNING WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... PARTICULARLY IN GRASSLAND
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$









000
WWUS85 KTFX 311133
RFWTFX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ113-115-117-118-311945-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED
LIGHTNING... FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113... 115...117 AND
118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113...115...117 AND 118.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* COLD FRONT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
  TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE COLD FRONT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO
  AROUND 70 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
  GREAT FALLS TO HAVRE...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE
  ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND POTENTIAL FIRE STARTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
  CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY AND SHIFTING WINDS AND ISOLATED
  LIGHTNING WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... PARTICULARLY IN GRASSLAND
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$









000
WWUS85 KTFX 311133
RFWTFX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ113-115-117-118-311945-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED
LIGHTNING... FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113... 115...117 AND
118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113...115...117 AND 118.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* COLD FRONT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
  TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE COLD FRONT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO
  AROUND 70 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
  GREAT FALLS TO HAVRE...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE
  ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND POTENTIAL FIRE STARTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
  CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY AND SHIFTING WINDS AND ISOLATED
  LIGHTNING WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... PARTICULARLY IN GRASSLAND
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$









000
WWUS85 KTFX 311133
RFWTFX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ113-115-117-118-311945-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED
LIGHTNING... FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113... 115...117 AND
118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113...115...117 AND 118.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* COLD FRONT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
  TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE COLD FRONT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO
  AROUND 70 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
  GREAT FALLS TO HAVRE...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE
  ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND POTENTIAL FIRE STARTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
  CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY AND SHIFTING WINDS AND ISOLATED
  LIGHTNING WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... PARTICULARLY IN GRASSLAND
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$









000
WWUS85 KTFX 311133
RFWTFX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ113-115-117-118-311945-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED
LIGHTNING... FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113... 115...117 AND
118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113...115...117 AND 118.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* COLD FRONT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
  TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE COLD FRONT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO
  AROUND 70 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
  GREAT FALLS TO HAVRE...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE
  ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND POTENTIAL FIRE STARTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
  CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY AND SHIFTING WINDS AND ISOLATED
  LIGHTNING WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... PARTICULARLY IN GRASSLAND
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$









000
WWUS85 KTFX 311133
RFWTFX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ113-115-117-118-311945-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
533 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED
LIGHTNING... FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113... 115...117 AND
118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113...115...117 AND 118.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* COLD FRONT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
  TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE COLD FRONT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S TO
  AROUND 70 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
  GREAT FALLS TO HAVRE...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE
  ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND POTENTIAL FIRE STARTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY
  CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY AND SHIFTING WINDS AND ISOLATED
  LIGHTNING WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... PARTICULARLY IN GRASSLAND
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$







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000
WWUS75 KMSO 310939
NPWMSO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE STRONG WINDS TODAY...

MTZ007-010600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0004.150331T2100Z-150401T0600Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE THIS AFTERNOON CAUSING
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS THROUGH THE EVENING. CROSS WINDS ON THE
  INTERSTATES AND VERY ERRATIC WINDS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE
  FRONT AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
  FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. INTERSTATE-90 FROM GARRISON JUNCTION
  THROUGH DEER LODGE AND BUTTE WILL BE AFFECTED AS WELL AS
  INTERSTATE-15 FROM DIVIDE THROUGH ELK PARK.

* WINDS: AFTERNOON WINDS 25 MPH WITH REGULAR GUSTS OVER 40 MPH AND
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS OVER 50 MPH ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

IDZ010-010600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0004.150331T2100Z-150401T0600Z/
EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING:A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA
  THIS AFTERNOON CAUSING STRONG WINDS ALONG HIGHWAY 28 FROM LONE
  PINE THROUGH GILMORE SUMMIT AND LEMHI WHICH MAY CAUSE
  DIFFICULTIES FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: AFTERNOON WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH REGULAR GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28 TENDOY TO
  LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO GIBBONSVILLE... LEMHI
  PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

MTZ003-010600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.LW.Y.0002.150331T1800Z-150401T0600Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY ESPECIALLY AROUND NOON
  AND WILL PEAK IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. EXPECT
  CHOPPY CONDITIONS ON THE LAKE, ESPECIALLY NEAR THE EASTERN
  SHORES.

* WINDS: WESTERLY AT 20 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...
   MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

NOTE...THE EXPERIMENTAL WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE
OF THE MID LAKE WATERS AND DOWNWIND SHORES. WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE
SIGNIFICANTLY LESS ON UPWIND SHORES.

&&

$$




000
WWUS75 KMSO 310939
NPWMSO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE STRONG WINDS TODAY...

MTZ007-010600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0004.150331T2100Z-150401T0600Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE THIS AFTERNOON CAUSING
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS THROUGH THE EVENING. CROSS WINDS ON THE
  INTERSTATES AND VERY ERRATIC WINDS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE
  FRONT AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
  FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. INTERSTATE-90 FROM GARRISON JUNCTION
  THROUGH DEER LODGE AND BUTTE WILL BE AFFECTED AS WELL AS
  INTERSTATE-15 FROM DIVIDE THROUGH ELK PARK.

* WINDS: AFTERNOON WINDS 25 MPH WITH REGULAR GUSTS OVER 40 MPH AND
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS OVER 50 MPH ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

IDZ010-010600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WI.Y.0004.150331T2100Z-150401T0600Z/
EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING:A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA
  THIS AFTERNOON CAUSING STRONG WINDS ALONG HIGHWAY 28 FROM LONE
  PINE THROUGH GILMORE SUMMIT AND LEMHI WHICH MAY CAUSE
  DIFFICULTIES FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: AFTERNOON WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH REGULAR GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28 TENDOY TO
  LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO GIBBONSVILLE... LEMHI
  PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

MTZ003-010600-
/O.NEW.KMSO.LW.Y.0002.150331T1800Z-150401T0600Z/
FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY ESPECIALLY AROUND NOON
  AND WILL PEAK IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. EXPECT
  CHOPPY CONDITIONS ON THE LAKE, ESPECIALLY NEAR THE EASTERN
  SHORES.

* WINDS: WESTERLY AT 20 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...
   MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

NOTE...THE EXPERIMENTAL WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE
OF THE MID LAKE WATERS AND DOWNWIND SHORES. WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE
SIGNIFICANTLY LESS ON UPWIND SHORES.

&&

$$


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000
WWUS75 KTFX 310939
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ009-312200-
/O.UPG.KTFX.HW.A.0009.150331T1800Z-150401T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.W.0010.150331T1800Z-150401T1200Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: WEST WIND WILL STRENGTHEN TUESDAY
  MORNING AND BECOME VERY STRONG BY NOON. TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS
  FOR THOSE DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB:


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$







000
WWUS75 KTFX 310939
NPWTFX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ009-312200-
/O.UPG.KTFX.HW.A.0009.150331T1800Z-150401T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.W.0010.150331T1800Z-150401T1200Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS
339 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: WEST WIND WILL STRENGTHEN TUESDAY
  MORNING AND BECOME VERY STRONG BY NOON. TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS
  FOR THOSE DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* WINDS: 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB:


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$








000
WWUS85 KBYZ 310930
RFWBYZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-312130-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* WIND TUESDAY: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...WITH 50S TO
  LOWER 60S WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE
SURE ANY RECENT CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF
ANYTHING THAT MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS



000
WWUS85 KBYZ 310930
RFWBYZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-312130-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* WIND TUESDAY: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...WITH 50S TO
  LOWER 60S WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE
SURE ANY RECENT CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF
ANYTHING THAT MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS



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000
WWUS85 KGGW 310930
RFWGGW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING. STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT AND COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
TO SUSTAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

MTZ120-122-134>137-312200-
/O.CON.KGGW.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
FORT PECK RESERVATION-DANIELS-ROOSEVELT-SHERIDAN-DAWSON-MCCONE-
PRAIRIE-RICHLAND-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 120...122...134...135...136 AND 137...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120...122...134...135...
  136 AND 137.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS...LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW








000
WWUS85 KBYZ 310930
RFWBYZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-312130-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* WIND TUESDAY: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...WITH 50S TO
  LOWER 60S WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE
SURE ANY RECENT CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF
ANYTHING THAT MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS




000
WWUS85 KGGW 310930
RFWGGW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING. STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT AND COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
TO SUSTAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

MTZ120-122-134>137-312200-
/O.CON.KGGW.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
FORT PECK RESERVATION-DANIELS-ROOSEVELT-SHERIDAN-DAWSON-MCCONE-
PRAIRIE-RICHLAND-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 120...122...134...135...136 AND 137...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120...122...134...135...
  136 AND 137.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS...LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW








000
WWUS85 KGGW 310930
RFWGGW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING. STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT AND COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
TO SUSTAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

MTZ120-122-134>137-312200-
/O.CON.KGGW.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
FORT PECK RESERVATION-DANIELS-ROOSEVELT-SHERIDAN-DAWSON-MCCONE-
PRAIRIE-RICHLAND-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 120...122...134...135...136 AND 137...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120...122...134...135...
  136 AND 137.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS...LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW







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