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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...

AN ACTIVE WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT OVER THE REGION WILL BRING A WEAK
WEATHER DISTURBANCE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH INCREASING CLOUDS THIS
MORNING AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE CLOSE TO SEASONAL AVERAGES WITH BREEZY WEST WINDS CONTINUING
TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING TONIGHT. A LARGER STORM SYSTEM MOVES
INTO THE REGION LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BRINGING WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION TO THE AREA BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH A FEW ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

MTZ112-251100-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-58...43-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-43 PERCENT...44-54 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........84-92 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-58...45-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN...19 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5
      TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
      10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60.

$$

MTZ113-251100-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-61.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-35 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-62.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-30 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5
      TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ114-251100-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-57...39-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP...10 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-43 PERCENT...43-53 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......27-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........77-87 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-56...40-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-32 PERCENT...31-41 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ115-251100-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-61...46-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...8 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-62...47-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT...35-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...1 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60.

$$

MTZ116-251100-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS
  LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-54...40-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........40-46 PERCENT...47-57 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...10 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......27-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........86-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-55...41-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........43-53 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      EAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

MTZ117-251100-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-58...43-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP...10 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-36 PERCENT...35-45 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING
      TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...3 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-58...43-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-42 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
      IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.

$$

MTZ118-251100-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-59...42-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-38 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 5
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-59...42-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-41 PERCENT...41-51 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







000
FNUS55 KTFX 231023
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

THE STORM SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION
YESTERDAY WILL LIFT OUT INTO THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES TODAY. WESTERLY
FLOW ALOFT BEHIND THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SOME DRYING TO THE AREA
TODAY WITH GUSTY WEST WINDS CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. STRONGEST
WINDS WILL BE THIS MORNING ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT AND ADJACENT
PLAINS. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY WITH BETTER
CHANCES IN THE AFTERNOON PERIODS. SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
TODAY WILL RETURN TO SEASONAL NORMS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. ANOTHER
PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION THIS WEEKEND WITH WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION AND COOLER TEMPERATURES.

MTZ112-241100-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-54...38-44 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN...23 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-38 PERCENT...38-48 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP...23 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........82-91 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT DOWN...8 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-58...43-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-42 PERCENT...44-54 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ113-241100-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-36.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........74-84 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ114-241100-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-52...33-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-38 PERCENT...41-51 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP...16 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH
      DECREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-36...24-31 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...5 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-57...39-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT...43-53 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

MTZ115-241100-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-58...42-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 DEGREES DOWN...22 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........21-31 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-36.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT DOWN...14 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-62...46-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ116-241100-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-49...34-44 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-39 PERCENT...43-53 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......25-32.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT...88-98 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-56...41-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........35-41 PERCENT...43-53 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ117-241100-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-53...37-47 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......18 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......25-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-58...42-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-38 PERCENT...37-47 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP...9 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

MTZ118-241100-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
423 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-53...37-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-35 PERCENT...36-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-59...42-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-36 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







000
FNUS55 KTFX 221102
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE WESTERN U.S. TODAY AND
ACROSS THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND MONTANA TONIGHT. MILD TEMPERATURES
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH INCREASING CLOUD-
COVER AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP ALONG
A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON WHICH MOVES EAST ACROSS THE DISTRICTS
THIS EVENING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE STRONG WIND GUSTS
ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING. STRONG WEST WINDS DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH TEMPERATURES COOLING AND SCATTERED
RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

MTZ112-231200-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-70...53-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT...33-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...17 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........81-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 25
      TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-52...37-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-39 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ113-231200-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......70-75.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
  EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......37-43.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST 20 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ114-231200-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......60-67...48-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-38...23-30 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN...14 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........77-87 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...18 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-50...32-42 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT...37-47 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH
      DECREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ115-231200-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......69-77...61-68 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-25 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......35-41...28-33 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN...12 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT...88-95 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP...16 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
      TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-56...41-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-29 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ116-231200-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-64...50-58 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................70 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......22-29.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN...18 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........87-97 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT UP...28 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
      TO 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................90 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-49...34-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-38 PERCENT...40-50 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP...12 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ117-231200-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-70...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-39...23-32 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
      SHIFTING TO THE WEST 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-52...36-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ118-231200-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
502 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-69...52-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
  IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-36...20-30 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES DOWN...15 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT...85-95 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP...26 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CWR...................80 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-52...36-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT...33-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...3 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

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