Helena, MT

1:35 PM MDT on July 24, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Capital High | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 3871 ft 46.62 °N, 112.05 °W | Updated 57 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
95.1 °F
Feels Like 92 °F
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11.0
Wind Variable Wind from West

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 92 °F
Dew Point 47 °F
Humidity 20%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:59 AM 9:08 PM
Waxing Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KHLN 241853Z 10SM CLR 31/07 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP094 T03110072
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 92 °F
Dew Point 47 °F
Humidity 20%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:59 AM 9:08 PM
Waxing Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KHLN 241853Z 10SM CLR 31/07 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP094 T03110072

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 10:33 AM MDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening for fire weather zones 116 and 118...

* impacts: low humidities... gusty winds... and isolated dry thunderstorms
with gusty and erratic outflow winds will create erratic fire
behavior and and increased likelihood of new fire starts.

* Affected area:
in southwest Montana, fire weather zones 116 and 118.

* Counties affected:
in central Montana, far southwest Cascade, southern Lewis And
Clark, western Meagher, and Powell. In southwest Montana,
Broadwater, Gallatin, Jefferson.

* Wind: west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph, strongest from
mid to late afternoon.

* Humidity: 15 to 20 percent.

* Thunderstorms: isolated thunderstorms, some potentially dry, will
develop this afternoon and early evening. The greatest chance of
thunderstorms is expected across fire weather zone 118.

* Temperatures: around 90 at lower elevations.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this red flag warning.





308 am MDT Mon Jul 24 2017

... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM
MDT this evening...

* affected area:
   fire zone 106 (west lolo).
   Fire zone 108 (east lolo).

* Winds: northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Minimum humidities: 10 to 15 percent.