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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
529 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MTZ017-021>023-240300-
/O.EXT.KGGW.LW.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-171024T0300Z/
Central and Southern Valley-Petroleum-Garfield-McCone-
Including the city of Fort Peck
529 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* TIMING...Through 9 pm this evening.

* IMPACTS...These winds will make open waters of the lake rough
  and hazardous, and may result in high waves which may tip or
  swamp smaller craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters should use extreme caution if venturing onto Fort Peck
Lake during a high wind event. For your personal safety, avoid
the waters during this time.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
710 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.Westerly winds sustained between 15 and 25 mph, combined with
minimum relative humidities as low as 17 percent, may result in
critical fire weather conditions Wednesday afternoon through
early Wednesday evening. Thus a fire weather watch has been
issued.

NDZ031>033-040-041-043-044-241315-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0010.171025T1800Z-171026T0100Z/
Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-Adams-
610 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 031, 032, 033, 040, 041, 043, AND 044...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 031, 032, 033, 040, 041,
  043, and 044.

* WIND...Westerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 20 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag
Warnings.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
304 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MTZ124>133-WYZ274-240915-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.FW.A.0008.171025T1800Z-171026T1200Z/
Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-Stillwater County-
Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-Yellowstone County-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-Custer County-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-Sheridan County-
304 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Fire Weather
Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late
Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, strong gusty winds, and wind shift with
  a cold front will create erratic fire behavior.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In North Central WY Fire Zone....274.
   In South Central MT Fire Zones...124...125...126...127...128
                                    129.
   In Southeast MT Fire Zones...130...131...132.
   In Southeast MT and Northwest SD Fire Zone....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In Central MT...Golden Valley...Musselshell...Wheatland.
   In North Central WY...Sheridan.
   In Northwest SD...Harding.
   In South Central MT...Big Horn...Carbon...Park...Stillwater
                         Sweet Grass...Yellowstone.
   In Southeast MT...Carter...Custer...Fallon...Powder River
                     Rosebud...Treasure.

* COLD FRONT: Late Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* WIND: West to southwest wind gusts of 30-40 mph ahead of the cold
  front. Winds shifting to the northwest behind the cold front,
  with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

* HUMIDITY: 13 to 18 percent.

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.

&&

$$

http://weather.gov/Billings

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
300 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017


MTZ122-135>137-241200-
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.A.0009.171025T1800Z-171026T0600Z/
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-The Little Rockies-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
300 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 122...135...136 AND 137...

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 122...135...136 and 137.

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...through Wednesday afternoon and evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 19 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 50s.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and low relatively humidity may lead to
  erratic fire behavior.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

http://www.weather.gov/glasgow

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
240 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEASTERN WYOMING...THE BLACK HILLS...AND
MUCH OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Wednesday will be very warm and dry, with minimum relative
humidity values around 10 to 15 percent. Westerly winds around 15
to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are possible. The combination
of dry weather and gusty winds may create critical fire weather
conditions across northeastern Wyoming, the Black Hills, and much
of western South Dakota Wednesday afternoon and early evening.

SDZ260>263-WYZ259-297>299-241145-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0012.171025T1800Z-171026T0100Z/
Northern Black Hills-Northwestern South Dakota Plains-
Southern Black Hills-Southwestern South Dakota-Southern Campbell-
Northern Campbell-Crook and Weston County Plains-
Wyoming Black Hills-
240 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...260...261...262...263...297...298 AND
299...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is
in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 259...260...261...262...
  263...297...298 and 299.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.

* Temperatures...In the 70s.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low relative
  humidity may produce critical fire weather conditions.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
334 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-242200-
Southern Wheatland-Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-
Fallon-Northern Stillwater-Yellowstone-Powder River-Carter-
Southern Big Horn-Eastern Carbon-Northern Park-
Northern Sweet Grass-Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-
Northern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
Crazy Mountains-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-Sheridan Foothills-
334 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* WHAT...Elevated fire weather concerns and high wind concerns by
  a strong Canadian cold front.

* WHERE...The entire area.

* WHEN...Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Wednesday will be warm, dry and windy.
  Expect temps in the 70s, humidity in the teens, and increasing
  west winds. Gusts of 50 to 60 mph are possible from Livingston
  and Nye, to Big Timber and Harlowton, with gusts of 30 to 50 mph
  further east. A strong cold front will bring a shift to gusty
  northwest winds by Wednesday evening. Some snow showers are
  possible late Wednesday night into early Thursday, with minor
  accumulations possible, mainly along the southern foothills.

* ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...Travel will be impacted by gusty
  cross winds Wednesday into Wednesday night. Some slick roads are
  possible along the foothills Thursday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could
impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for
future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.
Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from
the hazardous weather.

&&

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
839 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-241345-
Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-
Roberts-Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-
Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-
Lyman-Buffalo-
839 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 /739 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
Minnesota, central South Dakota, north central South Dakota, and
northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong northwest winds from 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50
mph will occur across the area today. The Grassland Fire Danger
will reach the HIGH to VERY HIGH category from the James River
valley westward into central South Dakota.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong winds are expected again Wednesday night and Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$
TMT

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
326 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

MTZ016>027-059>062-240930-
Central and Southeast Phillips-Central and Southern Valley-
Daniels-Sheridan-Western Roosevelt-Petroleum-Garfield-McCone-
Richland-Dawson-Prairie-Wibaux-Northern Phillips-
Southwest Phillips-Northern Valley-Eastern Roosevelt-
326 AM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Montana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty northwest winds will create boating hazards on Fort Peck
Lake today. A Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A cold front will approach the region late Wednesday. Strong
northwest winds will occur with this system and persist at times
into Thursday. Isolated wind gusts in excess of 50 mph are
possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

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