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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
238 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ009-260300-
/O.EXT.KTFX.HW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS
238 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE HIGH WIND WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING: STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING AS
  A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OVER 35 MPH AND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY AT FAVORED LOCATIONS SUCH AS LOGAN
  PASS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND VEHICLES TOWING TRAILERS. THESE HIGH WINDS
  COULD ALSO CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR
  RECREATION.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN
  PASS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
301 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ130-132-260915-
/O.EXT.KBYZ.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140727T0400Z/
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-CUSTER COUNTY-
301 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT SATURDAY...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING AND AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL CREATE
  ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 130 AND 132.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CUSTER...ROSEBUD...TREASURE.

* WIND: NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH. THE WINDS
  WILL SUBSIDE AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING BUT PICK UP ONCE AGAIN
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* HUMIDITY: 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$
HOOLEY

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT CENTRAL
WYOMING FIRE ZONES...AND THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR ZONE 279...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING.
THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE
THROUGH 9 PM TONIGHT. AFTER A LULL IN ACTIVITY OVERNIGHT...GUSTY
WIND...LOW HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH
CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 279. THIS WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER BEHAVIOR WHICH WILL BE PRESENT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

WYZ285-287-260300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
243 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR AFTERNOON WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX
OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
242 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ113-115-260600-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140726T0600Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
242 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
113 AND 115...

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

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO RAPID FIRE GROWTH ON ANY FIRE ACTIVITY.
  LIGHTNING STARTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM RECENT THUNDERSTORM
  ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
247 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ016-017-021>023-260400-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-140726T0400Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
247 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNSET.

* WINDS...WEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
308 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ031-032-262115-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
308 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH COMBINED WITH
LOW HUMIDITIES AND HIGH FIRE DANGERS WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED FIRE
DANGERS INTO THIS EVENING. THE WINDS WILL SUBSIDE AFTER SUNSET. BE
ALERT TO THE INCREASING FIRE DANGER AND TAKE ACTIONS TO MITIGATE
THE CHANCE OF STARTING A FIRE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

WINDS WILL PICK UP AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY
EVENING. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH COMBINED
WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND HIGH FIRE DANGERS WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED
FIRE DANGERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BE ALERT TO THE
INCREASING FIRE DANGER AND TAKE ACTIONS TO MITIGATE THE CHANCE OF
STARTING A FIRE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
244 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ016-017-021>023-060-261200-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-
244 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE IS IN EFFECT FOR
NORTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO 30 MPH FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 135...
136... AND 137 FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FROM LATE
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 135...
136... AND 137 FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FROM LATE
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE
LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY MAY BE NECESSARY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
550 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-261300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
550 AM MDT (650 AM CDT) FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT OVER FAR
SOUTHERN SOUTH DAKOTA. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTER A DRY WEEKEND...THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS RETURNS EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-261100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
WYOMING FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...INCREASING WEST WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA WHERE
FUELS HAVE BECOME CRITICAL OVER RECENT DAYS. OTHERWISE...AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE IN THE EXTREME SOUTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS SWEETWATER COUNTY
WITH WARM...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS.

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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