Great Falls, MT (59401)

6:00 PM MDT on August 17, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Great Falls South SIde | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 3399 ft 47.50 °N, 111.27 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
84.8 °F
Feels Like 82 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 3.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 23%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 18% visible
METAR KGTF 172353Z 00000KT 10SM FEW100 28/02 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP131 T02780017 10289 20250 56008 $
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 23%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 18% visible
METAR KGTF 172353Z 00000KT 10SM FEW100 28/02 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP131 T02780017 10289 20250 56008 $

Get Your Daily Forecast Email!

Thanks for signing up!

Be on the lookout for a verification email in your inbox.

You'll start receiving severe weather alerts in your inbox..

×

10-Day Weather Forecast

Almanac

Astronomy

Aug. 17, 2017 Rise Set
Actual Time
Civil Twilight
Nautical Twilight
Astronomical Twilight
Moon
Length of Visible Light
Length of Day
Tomorrow will be .
, % of the Moon is Illuminated

Today's Extremes

State Highs State Lows

Community

WunderPhotos

Category 6

Welcome to Category 6. This is the collective home for Weather Underground's featured writeups by Dr. Jeff Masters (right), Bob Henson (left), Chris Burt, and other regular contributors.

Nearby

Air Quality

  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
Not available.

Snow Depth

Station Depth Elevation

Earthquake Activity

City Distance Mag. Time & Date
Minimum magnitude displayed is 2.5.

Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature

Stations

Nearby Weather Stations

Station Location Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Wind Precip. Elev Updated Type
                   

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 12:20 PM MDT Aug. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the eastern portions
of north central Mt...

... Red flag warning now in effect from noon Friday to 6 am MDT
Saturday for gusty winds and low humidity for the eastern portions
of north central Mt...

* impacts: low humidities... hot temperatures... and strong gusty
winds will create erratic fire behavior and an increased risk of
new fire starts. Humidity recover will be poor on Friday night
along with windy conditions.

* Affected area:
in north central Montana, fire weather zones 113, 115 and 117.

* Counties affected:
in central Montana, Cascade, Fergus, Judith Basin, Meagher.
In north central Montana, Blaine, Chouteau, hill.

* Wind: west 10 to 20 mph... with gusts up to 30 mph today and up
to 35 mph on Friday afternoon and night.

* Humidity: as low as 12 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.