Great Falls, MT (59401)

1:18 PM MDT on August 28, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Location: Great Falls, MT
Elevation: 3399 ft
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Active Advisory: Air Quality Alert, Fire Weather Watch Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 3399 ft 47.50 °N, 111.27 °W | Updated 26 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
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86.7 °F
Feels Like 83 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 3.0 mph

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6:38 AM 8:13 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 99% visible
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 20%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 8 out of 12
Pollen 9.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KGTF 281853Z 22014KT 6SM HZ FU CLR 31/M02 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP128 T03061017
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 20%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 8 out of 12
Pollen 9.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KGTF 281853Z 22014KT 6SM HZ FU CLR 31/M02 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP128 T03061017

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Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 10:25 AM MDT on August 28, 2015

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality alert for all of north central and southwest Montana until
further notice.

An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air
quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near
future.

Air quality in St Mary... Browning... and Great Falls is currently
very unhealthy.

Air quality in Helena and Lewistown is currently unhealthy.

Air quality in Bozeman is currently unhealthy for sensitive
groups.

When air quality levels are very unhealthy... state and local health
officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease...
the elderly... and children should avoid any outdoor activity;
everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion.

For more information... visit the Montana department of environmental
quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov.



1025 am MDT Fri Aug 28 2015

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality alert for all of north central and southwest Montana until
further notice.

An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air
quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near
future.

Air quality in St Mary... Browning... and Great Falls is currently
very unhealthy.

Air quality in Helena and Lewistown is currently unhealthy.

Air quality in Bozeman is currently unhealthy for sensitive
groups.

When air quality levels are very unhealthy... state and local health
officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease...
the elderly... and children should avoid any outdoor activity;
everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion.

For more information... visit the Montana department of environmental
quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov.


Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 4:22 AM MDT on August 28, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday evening for low humidity and gusty shifting winds for
fire weather zones 112... 114... 116... 117 and 118...

* affected area... fire weather zone 112. Fire weather zone 114.
Fire weather zone 116. Fire weather zone 117. Fire weather
zone 118.

* Wind... southerly winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph
Saturday afternoon... shifting to west at 15 to 20 mph with
gusts to 35 mph by early Saturday evening.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. 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 Fire Weather Watch.