Townsend, MT (59644)

6:02 PM MDT on August 17, 2017 (GMT -0600)
hills near Mt Baldy | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 4619 ft 46.37 °N, 111.35 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
82.9 °F
Feels Like 80 °F
N
1.3
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 2.7 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:27 AM 8:31 PM
Waning Crescent, 18% visible
METAR KHLN 172353Z 30014G19KT 10SM CLR 29/02 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP145 T02940017 10300 20261 56008
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:27 AM 8:31 PM
Waning Crescent, 18% visible
METAR KHLN 172353Z 30014G19KT 10SM CLR 29/02 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP145 T02940017 10300 20261 56008

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

... Red flag warning now in effect from noon Friday to 6 am MDT
Saturday for gusty winds and low humidity for the western 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 zones... 112... 114.
In southwest Montana fire zones... 116... 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 10 to 20 mph..with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 11 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.



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