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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:14 AM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.




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