Helena, MT

8:03 PM MDT on August 16, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Capital High | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 3871 ft 46.62 °N, 112.05 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
77.6 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
4.0
Wind Variable Wind from West

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 4900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 22%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 8:35 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
METAR KHLN 170153Z 29011G18KT 6SM HZ BKN049 BKN065 26/M01 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP128 T02611006
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 4900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 22%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 8:35 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
METAR KHLN 170153Z 29011G18KT 6SM HZ BKN049 BKN065 26/M01 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP128 T02611006

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:51 PM MDT Aug. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening for fire weather zones 114 and 118 for low to very low
relative humidity and gusty winds...

* impacts: low to very low humidities and gusty winds will create
erratic fire behavior and an increased risk of new fire starts.

* Affected area:
in north central Montana fire zones... 112... 114.
In southwest Montana fire zone... .118.

* Counties affected:
in central Montana, Cascade, Lewis And Clark, Meagher.
In north central Montana, Glacier, Liberty, Pondera, Teton
                             Toole.
In southwest Montana, Broadwater, Gallatin, Jefferson.

* Wind: west 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 10 to 15 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.

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