... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening...
* impacts: low humidities, hot temperatures, wind shift with a
cold front, and increasing thunderstorm activity will create
erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.
* Affected area:
in south central Mt... fire weather zones 123 and 124.
* Counties affected:
in central Mt... Wheatland.
In south central Mt... park... Sweet Grass.
In southwest Mt... Gallatin.
* Humidity: in the teens.
* Temperatures: lower to mid 90s.
* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms in the late afternoon
and evening will have the potential to produce frequent
lightning and strong erratic wind gusts.
* Wind: a cold front will bring west winds with gusts up to 30
mph. Higher gusts are possible near thunderstorms.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
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Issued: 3:14 AM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service