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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
648 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

CAZ278-NVZ450-453-458-030400-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150903T0400Z/
EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
648 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN AND WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY...FIRE
  ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
  CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
  WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 10 AND 18 PERCENT....RISING DURING THE
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...FIRE DANGER INCREASING ACROSS NEVADA...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO COMBINE WITH LOW
HUMIDITIES ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOONS ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL NEVADA.

NVZ457-031315-
/O.EXT.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE
  COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS WILL
  SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT BUT INCREASE AGAIN DURING THE MID TO LATE
  MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND REMAIN ELEVATED INTO
  THE EARLY EVENING HOURS EACH DAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT. HUMIDITIES WILL RISE
  ABOVE 15 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS DURING THE OVERNIGHT PERIODS
  TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...BEFORE LOWERING BACK BELOW 15
  PERCENT THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...FIRE DANGER INCREASING ACROSS NEVADA...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO COMBINE WITH LOW
HUMIDITIES ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOONS ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL NEVADA.

NVZ467>470-030300-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150903T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
313 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
467...468...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467 CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  HUMBOLDT COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT
  COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
259 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.AN INTENSIFYING STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
WILL BRING A STRONG AND DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW TO THE SOUTHERN GREAT
BASIN TODAY THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

NVZ460-462-031200-
/O.EXT.KVEF.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150905T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND NYE COUNTY DESERTS/CNC DISPATCH-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
259 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
460 AND 462...

* TIMING...THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. SOME RECOVERY AND LOWER WIND
  SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40
  MPH. HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED RIDGETOPS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 8 AND 12
  PERCENT...WITH RECOVERY TO 25 TO 30 PERCENT OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE GROWTH. OUTDOOR BURNING
  IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

STEELE

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LASVEGAS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
243 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

MTZ123>126-030600-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150903T0600Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
243 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 123...124...125 AND
   126.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   IN CENTRAL MT...WHEATLAND.
   IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER...SWEET GRASS.
   IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: LOWER TO MIDDLE TEENS.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE VERY CAREFUL WITH ANY OPEN FLAMES. CHECK WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS
BEFORE CONDUCTING ANY BURNING.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
238 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...

.HOT DRY AND WINDY AGAIN TODAY. STRONG UPPER LEVEL SOUTHWEST FLOW
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AS A TROUGH APPROACHES FROM
THE WEST...RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD LOW HUMIDITY AND RELATIVELY STRONG
WIND. A FEW SHOWERS MAY BE PRESENT OVER THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS
LATER TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY WILL SEE CONTINUED
HOT...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL
BASINS...WITH A RETURN OF WIDELY SCATTERED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH...ISOLATED NORTH. FIRE DANGER WILL
DECREASE FROM SOUTH TO NORTH BEGINNING LATER THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

WYZ275>277-279>283-285-287-289-300-414>416-031000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-150904T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-
SALT AND WYOMING RANGES/WEST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
NORTH ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF AND GRAND TETON NP-
WEST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/EAST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
238 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND HIGH HAINES
INDEX...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 275. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 280. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 282. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 283. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285. FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  287. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 414. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 415. FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  416.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH TODAY
  AND THURSDAY. STRONGER GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS COULD
  SEND OUT STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS ON THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...LOW TO MID TEENS DURING THE AFTERNOONS. SOME OF
  THE LOWER BASINS EAST OF THE DIVIDE COULD SEE MINIMUM
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. POOR RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY RECOVERY AT MID SLOPE OVERNIGHT.

* LIGHTNING...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY EAST OF AN EVANSTON TO
  KAYCEE LINE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
206 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
9 PM MDT TODAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 475...
476 AND 410 BELOW 5000 FT...

IDZ475-476-030300-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150903T0300Z/
EAST SALMON RIVER MOUNTAINS/SALMON NF-
LEMHI AND LOST RIVER RANGE/CHALLIS NF-
206 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 475 AND
476...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 475. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 476.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 MPH GUSTING TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT

* THUNDERSTORMS...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING FOR
  NORTHERN PORTIONS OF FIRE ZONE 475.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
206 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
9 PM MDT TODAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 475...
476 AND 410 BELOW 5000 FT...

IDZ410-030300-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150903T0300Z/
UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM-
206 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 410...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 410.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NONE

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
650 AM MDT WED SEP 2 2015


MTZ115-117-030300-
/O.EXA.KTFX.FW.W.0013.150902T1800Z-150903T0300Z/
CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
650 AM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
115 AND 117...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO
  30 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE AFTERNOON ARE FORECAST
  TO BE 10-20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY EXISTING FIRES OR NEW FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL
  LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. 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 RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
650 AM MDT WED SEP 2 2015


MTZ118-030300-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0013.150902T1800Z-150903T0300Z/
HELENA AND TOWNSEND RANGER DISTRICTS OF THE HELENA NATIONAL
FOREST-
650 AM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 118...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 118.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO
  30 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE AFTERNOON ARE FORECAST
  TO BE 10-20 PERCENT.

* HIGHEST THREAT OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE
  OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF FIRE ZONE 118 FROM THE TOWNSEND
  AREA TO THREE FORKS AND BOZEMAN.

* IMPACTS...ANY EXISTING FIRES OR NEW FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL
  LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. 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 RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1047 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

MTZ110-111-030300-
/O.UPG.KMSO.FW.A.0009.150902T1800Z-150903T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0013.150902T1800Z-150903T0300Z/
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
1047 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE DEERLODGE/WEST
BEAVERHEAD...EAST BEAVERHEAD...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 20-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH, ESPECIALLY ON
  RIDGETOPS AND ANY EXPOSED TERRAIN.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: 12-20 PERCENT.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
  FRONT AROUND NOON... PEAKING IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING WHEN HUMIDITY WILL BE LOWEST.

$$

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