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FNUS55 KTFX 301058
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE FRIDAY BEFORE A TRANSITION TO
MUCH COOLER AND WETTER CONDITIONS OVER THE WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE REGION
TODAY BRINGING DRY...WARM AND BREEZY CONDITIONS TO THE DISTRICTS.
NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY WITH AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT IN
MANY LOCATIONS. MUCH COOLER AND WETTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
OVER THE WEEKEND AS PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST.

MTZ112-302215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-40...40-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT...64-74 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...29 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-69...57-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-38 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...10 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ113-302215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......42-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........53-63 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......23 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........83-93 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-63.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


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

$$

MTZ114-302215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-59...48-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN...11 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...27 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......36-42.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-79 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......24 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-71...54-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP...7 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...COOLER. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ115-302215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-59...45-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...15 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...5 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 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).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-71.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP...14 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-37 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...22 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ116-302215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-59...48-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-42 PERCENT...41-51 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...33 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-40...36-41 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT...66-76 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......25 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-66...55-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-39 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ117-302215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-61...45-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN...3 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-42.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT DOWN...28 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-72...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES UP...9 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH 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......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ118-302215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-42 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN...15 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-41.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT...63-73 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...36 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...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-68...56-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







000
FNUS55 KTFX 301058
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE FRIDAY BEFORE A TRANSITION TO
MUCH COOLER AND WETTER CONDITIONS OVER THE WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE REGION
TODAY BRINGING DRY...WARM AND BREEZY CONDITIONS TO THE DISTRICTS.
NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY WITH AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT IN
MANY LOCATIONS. MUCH COOLER AND WETTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
OVER THE WEEKEND AS PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST.

MTZ112-302215-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-56.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-40...40-45 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT...64-74 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...29 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......59-69...57-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........28-38 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN...10 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ113-302215-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......42-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........53-63 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......23 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........83-93 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-63.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


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

$$

MTZ114-302215-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-59...48-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE DOWN...11 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT UP...27 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......36-42.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........69-79 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......24 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......63-71...54-62 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP...7 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........26-36 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...COOLER. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ115-302215-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-59...45-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN...1 DEGREE DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 PERCENT UP...15 PERCENT UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........79-89 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...5 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 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).

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-71.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP...14 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........27-37 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN...22 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL HAINES
  5 MODERATE (BELOW 3000 FEET).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

MTZ116-302215-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......54-59...48-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-42 PERCENT...41-51 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...33 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-40...36-41 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........75-85 PERCENT...66-76 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......25 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......61-66...55-64 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........29-39 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN...7 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ117-302215-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......53-61...45-55 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES DOWN...3 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-46 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-42.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......21 PERCENT DOWN...28 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-72...55-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES UP...9 DEGREES UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........24-34 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH 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......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ118-302215-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
458 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-60.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-42 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN...15 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-41.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........72-82 PERCENT...63-73 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...36 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...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......62-68...56-65 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........25-33 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
EASTWARD THROUGH THE REGION THIS MORNING FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS ACROSS THE DISTRICTS. CONDITIONS IMPROVE BY AFTERNOON AS
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS OVER MONTANA. DRY CONDITIONS AND WARMER
TEMPERATURES PREVAIL THROUGH THURSDAY WITH ONLY VARIABLE MID TO HIGH
LEVEL CLOUDS EXPECTED AT TIMES. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL BE BETWEEN 30 AND 40 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON WITH GOOD
RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT.

MTZ112-292230-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-57...41-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........40-50 PERCENT...55-65 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP...6 PERCENT UP 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 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........92-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT UP...8 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN...2 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-50 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT UP...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ113-292230-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-51 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING
      TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......26-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........92-100 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP.
* 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).

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-51.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........50-59 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      EAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 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. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

MTZ114-292230-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......47-56...38-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT...57-67 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...15 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.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........87-97 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT UP...2 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-54.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN...7 DEGREES UP HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-48 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 PERCENT UP...16 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ115-292230-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60...46-53 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-45 PERCENT...45-55 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP...11 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING
      TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20
      TO 30 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).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........89-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......23 PERCENT UP.
* 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).

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......50-55...43-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT...55-65 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 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...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

MTZ116-292230-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-51...39-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES UP...4 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........45-55 PERCENT...56-66 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT UP.
* 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.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......28-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........87-97 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT UP...UNCHANGED HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-53.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-46 PERCENT...46-56 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

MTZ117-292230-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-57...40-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-47 PERCENT...49-59 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 PERCENT UP...14 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......27-33.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 DEGREES DOWN...4 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........86-96 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......27 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-56...42-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-45 PERCENT...44-54 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT DOWN...9 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

MTZ118-292230-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
359 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-57...43-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........36-45 PERCENT...45-55 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...13 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 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.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......30-35.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 DEGREES DOWN.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........80-90 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-55.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 DEGREE UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........39-47 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......1 PERCENT UP...6 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







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FNUS55 KTFX 281056
FWFTFX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...CONDITIONS WILL BE QUIET ACROSS THE DISTRICTS THIS
MORNING BUT EXPECT INCREASING CLOUDS BY AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL IMPACT THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS WITH
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS MOVING OUT OVER THE PLAINS AT TIMES.
AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB BACK TOWARD SEASONAL
AVERAGES BY WEDNESDAY AND BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL.

MTZ112-282345-
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL AND EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY
COUNTIES-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-51...37-44 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........37-45 PERCENT...47-57 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 PERCENT DOWN...21 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......34-39.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...11 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......51-58...42-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........41-50 PERCENT...54-64 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20
      TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING
      TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

MTZ113-282345-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......43-49.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........43-53 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-37.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......16 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 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).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......52-58.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........43-51 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......2 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...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


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

$$

MTZ114-282345-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT/ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......45-52...37-46 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......8 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-43 PERCENT...42-52 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......33-38.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........76-86 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......19 PERCENT DOWN...8 PERCENT DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-57...39-47 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP...3 DEGREES DOWN HIGHER
      ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........44-54 PERCENT...56-66 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 PERCENT UP...19 PERCENT UP HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

MTZ115-282345-
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-54...42-49 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........34-44 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......15 PERCENT DOWN...40 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...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......35-40.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......23 PERCENT DOWN...15 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.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......55-60...46-54 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......6 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-46 PERCENT...45-55 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 PERCENT UP...12 PERCENT UP 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...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW (ABOVE 3000 FEET)...MID LEVEL
  HAINES 4 LOW (BELOW 3000 FEET).


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

$$

MTZ116-282345-
LINCOLN RANGER DISTRICT OF THE HELENA NATIONAL FOREST-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......40-47.
*     24 HR TREND.......5 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........38-48 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
  LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-37.
*     24 HR TREND.......12 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........78-88 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......7 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING
      TO 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................30 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......46-51...40-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........56-66 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......20 PERCENT UP.
* 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 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


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

$$

MTZ117-282345-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-53...38-48 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-41 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......14 PERCENT DOWN...21 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.....3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......31-40.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........73-83 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......24 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......48-57...41-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......3 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........40-50 PERCENT...49-59 PERCENT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

MTZ118-282345-
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
456 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......44-52.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........31-39 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......13 PERCENT DOWN...18 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...................0 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND
  SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.......32-37.
*     24 HR TREND.......10 DEGREES UP.
* MAX HUMIDITY..........70-80 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......11 PERCENT DOWN.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................20 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.......49-57...43-51 HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
*     24 HR TREND.......4 DEGREES UP.
* MIN HUMIDITY..........42-52 PERCENT.
*     24 HR TREND.......9 PERCENT UP.
* WIND (20 FT).
*     LOWER ELEVATION...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES............WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL...................1.
* CWR...................10 PERCENT.
* HIGH LEVEL HAINES.....3 VERY LOW.


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

$$

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