Helena, MT

12:05 PM MDT on July 20, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Capital High | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 3871 ft 46.62 °N, 112.05 °W | Updated 9 seconds ago

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92.5 °F
Feels Like 89 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ESE

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 22%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 9:13 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KHLN 201753Z VRB04KT 10SM CLR 30/07 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP114 T03000067 10300 20161 58016
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 22%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 9:13 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KHLN 201753Z VRB04KT 10SM CLR 30/07 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP114 T03000067 10300 20161 58016

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:02 AM MDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT
this evening...

* affected area: fire zone 110 (deerlodge/west beaverhead). Fire
zone 111 (east beaverhead).

* Winds: southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Minimum humidities: 10 to 15 percent.




305 am MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT Friday.

* Impacts: low humidities and strong gusty winds will create
erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* Affected area:
in north central Montana fire zones... 112... 113... 114.
In southwest Montana fire zone... .116.

* Counties affected:
in central Montana, Lewis And Clark.
In north central Montana, Blaine, Chouteau, Glacier, hill,
                            Liberty, Phillips, Pondera, Powell,
                            Teton, Toole.
In southwest Montana, Jefferson.

* Wind: west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Afternoon humidity: 10 to 20 percent.

* Timing: very dry conditions with gusty west winds are expected
this afternoon into this evening in the immediate wake of a
passing cold front. Winds will decrease somewhat overnight with
only moderate to poor relative humidity recovery, especially at
the mid slopes of mountains. Windy and very dry conditions will
then return by Friday afternoon and continue into the early
evening.

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.



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