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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 5:32 PM MDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening for low relative humidity and windy
condtions for grassland locations below 5000 feet in fire weather
zones 112 and 114...

* affected area... in Montana, fire weather zones 112 eastern
Glacier/Toole/central/eastern Pondera/Liberty and 114 Lewis And
Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain district-Rocky Mountain
front below 5000 feet.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... Friday afternoon through evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures... in the 80s and lower 90s.

* Impacts... low humidity and gusty west winds could create
critical fire weather conditions for grassland locations,
generally below 5000 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. A combination of gusty winds, low relative humidity,
and warm temperatures will create high fire growth potential.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Fire Weather Watch.


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