... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon Friday to 6 am MDT
* impacts: low humidities... hot temperatures... and gusty winds
will create erratic fire behavior and an increased risk of new
fire starts. Humidity recover will be poor on Friday night
along with windy conditions.
* Affected area:
in north central Montana fire zones... 112... 114.
In southwest Montana fire zones... 116... 118.
* Counties affected:
in central Montana, Cascade, Lewis And Clark, Meagher.
In north central Montana, Glacier, Liberty, Pondera, Teton,
In southwest Montana, Broadwater, Gallatin, Jefferson.
* Wind: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Humidity: as low as 13 percent.
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.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this red flag warning.
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Issued: 7:46 PM MDT Aug. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service