Helena, MT

6:05 PM MDT on July 20, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Montana Learning Center | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 3878 ft 46.66 °N, 111.72 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
91.2 °F
Feels Like 91.2 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 9.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 38.8 °F
Humidity 16%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 9:13 PM
Waning Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KHLN 202353Z 30014G22KT 10SM CLR 34/02 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 27026/2331 SLP088 T03390017 10367 20300 53002
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 38.8 °F
Humidity 16%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 9:13 PM
Waning Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KHLN 202353Z 30014G22KT 10SM CLR 34/02 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 27026/2331 SLP088 T03390017 10367 20300 53002

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:53 PM MDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT Friday...

* impacts: very 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... 115
                                        117.
In southwest Montana fire zones... 116... 118.

* Counties affected:
in central Montana, Cascade, Fergus, Judith Basin
                       Lewis And Clark, Meagher.
In north central Montana, Blaine, Chouteau, Glacier, hill
                             Liberty, Pondera, Powell, Teton,
Toole.
In south central Montana, Golden Valley, park, Phillips
                             Sweet Grass, Wheatland.
In southwest Montana, Broadwater, Gallatin, Jefferson.

* Wind: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Afternoon humidity: 10 to 15 percent.

* Timing: very dry conditions will continue through this evening.
Gusty westerly winds will then develop as a cold front moves from
west to east through the evening hours. 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.



Http://weather.Gov/greatfalls


802 am MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... 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.