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FNUS55 KTFX 181043
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WINDY CONDITIONS TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER DISTURBANCE AND AN ASSOCIATED PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL
BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS TO THE DISTRICTS TODAY. WESTERLY SURFACE
WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT AND OVER
ADJACENT PLAINS. WINDS AND PRECIPITATION WILL DECREASE TONIGHT AS
HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO BUILD OVER THE DISTRICTS. SATURDAY WILL
SEE GENERALLY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES SHOULD DROP INTO THE UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S RANGE.
WEST WINDS SATURDAY WILL BE LIGHTER.

MTZ112-182245-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-54...37-42 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP...4 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-43 PERCENT...47-57 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...STRONG WINDS. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
      INCREASING TO WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH
      INCREASING TO WEST 45 TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......26-31.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........85-92 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH
      DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH BECOMING
      NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-62...47-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-33 PERCENT...36-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

MTZ113-182245-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........23-32 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
      WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........80-90 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......58-63.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-26 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* 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.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 50.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ114-182245-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-53...34-44 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-35 PERCENT...36-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
      INCREASING TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING
      TO 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......24-30.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH DECREASING
      TO 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-64...46-56 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........17-27 PERCENT...27-37 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...18 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

MTZ115-182245-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-61...45-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........22-32 PERCENT...37-42 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN...8 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25
      TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......29-34.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 15
      TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     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 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-66...51-59 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-23 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...15 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 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......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ116-182245-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-51...36-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-31 PERCENT...31-41 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST 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...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......24-29.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 5
      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-64...49-59 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........19-24 PERCENT...24-33 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
      AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

MTZ117-182245-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
  THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-56...42-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING
      TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......24-32.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES DOWN...8 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........68-78 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......57-65...50-60 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........18-27 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

MTZ118-182245-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
443 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
  THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-60...41-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........20-26 PERCENT...26-36 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
      TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20
      TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......27-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........64-74 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN...20 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-67...51-61 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........16-24 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







000
FNUS55 KTFX 171045
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD OVER THE DISTRICTS TODAY BUT
PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA BRINGING
CONSIDERABLE MID AND HIGH CLOUDS AND ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS. A
STRONGER DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE DISTRICTS FRIDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL ACCOMPANY THIS FEATURE AND WILL HELP GENERATE
GUSTY WINDS ALONG WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
NEAR TO ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGES.

MTZ112-172215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-56...42-47 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........44-54 PERCENT...57-65 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 PERCENT DOWN...24 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........95-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
  THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-55...38-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP...5 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........35-43 PERCENT...45-55 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
      INCREASING TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH
      INCREASING TO WEST 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

MTZ113-172215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......18 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 3 VERY LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........90-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-38 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


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

$$

MTZ114-172215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-58...41-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........39-49 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN...1 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......35-40...29-36 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........90-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-54...35-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-38 PERCENT...37-47 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING
      TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
      INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

MTZ115-172215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-61...46-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-39 PERCENT...39-47 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT DOWN...42 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......36-41.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........90-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-62...46-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-35 PERCENT...36-41 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
      WEST 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 (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


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

$$

MTZ116-172215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-58...44-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........35-40 PERCENT...41-51 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT DOWN...2 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-37.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........95-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......47-52...37-47 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN...11 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-43 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST 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...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


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

$$

MTZ117-172215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-59...43-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-40 PERCENT...40-50 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......27 PERCENT DOWN...14 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-41.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP...10 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........88-98 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.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
  THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-56...42-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT DOWN...1 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 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.


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

$$

MTZ118-172215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
445 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-63...46-56 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-35 PERCENT...34-44 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN...13 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........85-95 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
  THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-60...41-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN...10 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-33 PERCENT...33-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15
      TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 25
      TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


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

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







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FNUS55 KTFX 161023
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MOIST UPSLOPE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO THE
DISTRICTS TODAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE CONFINED TO THE
MOUNTAINS. CONDITIONS IMPROVE BY THIS EVENING THOUGH ISOLATED
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. THURSDAY WILL BRING DRIER
CONDITIONS TO THE DISTRICTS THOUGH ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE
DURING THE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE BELOW SEASONAL
AVERAGES TODAY BUT SHOULD WARM TO NEAR NORMAL VALUES BY THURSDAY.

MTZ112-162230-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......36-41.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN...7 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........60-68 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......34 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......25-30.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-54...43-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........49-59 PERCENT...60-69 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN...4 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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 LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

MTZ113-162230-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......38-43.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........49-59 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......38 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......24-29.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........93-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-51 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ114-162230-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......40-45...32-41 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........49-59 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......27-32.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........93-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...17 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-57...42-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES UP...9 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........39-49 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT DOWN...12 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ115-162230-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN
  THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......41-46...33-40 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........45-55 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......26 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................50 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......26-31.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........93-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP...1 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-58...44-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-43 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN...18 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

MTZ116-162230-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-48...34-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-43 PERCENT...45-55 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................40 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.......26-31.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........94-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......17 PERCENT UP...10 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-59...45-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........32-37 PERCENT...40-50 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ117-162230-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......40-46...33-40 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........47-57 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT UP...26 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................70 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......23-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........91-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-59...43-52 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........33-40 PERCENT...39-49 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

MTZ118-162230-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
423 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-52...35-43 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........30-40 PERCENT...43-53 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................60 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........85-95 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......56-63...46-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT...33-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


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

$$

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