Colstrip, MT

8:03 PM MDT on August 16, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Gargoyle's Roost | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 3241 ft 45.89 °N, 106.63 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
78.6 °F
Feels Like 78 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 28%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 8:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
METAR KMLS 170153Z AUTO 15009KT 10SM CLR 28/03 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP083 T02780028
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 28%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 8:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
METAR KMLS 170153Z AUTO 15009KT 10SM CLR 28/03 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP083 T02780028

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:44 PM MDT Aug. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Impacts: low humidities, strong gusty winds, and a wind shift
with a cold front will create erratic fire behavior and new
fire starts.

* Affected area:
   in south central Mt fire zones... 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.
   In northwest SD... Harding.
   In south central Mt... Big Horn... Carbon... Yellowstone.
   In southeast Mt... Carter... Custer... Fallon... Powder River
                     Rosebud... Treasure.

* Cold front: winds will shift out of the northwest behind a cold
frontal passage Thursday morning/afternoon. A few isolated
thunderstorms are possible with the cold front.

* Wind: northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Humidity: 15 to 20 percent.

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.