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  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016

    Red Flag

    Red Flag Warning

    Alert:
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT WEDNESDAY 
    NIGHT... 
     
    * IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES AND MAINLY DRY 
    THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING WILL PRODUCE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR 
    AND POTENTIALLY NEW FIRE STARTS. A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE 
    OVERNIGHT...FOLLOWED BY GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT OF 
    NEW FIRES AND ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR WEDNESDAY. 
     
    * AFFECTED AREA: 
    IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONE....284. 
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127 
    128...129. 
     
    * COUNTIES AFFECTED: 
    IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND. 
    IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE. 
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER 
    SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE. 
    IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN. 
     
    * THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS 
    EVENING. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LITTLE 
    RAINFALL. 
     
    * HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 TO 15 PERCENT. 
     
    * TEMPERATURES: 80S IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH 70S IN THE 
    MOUNTAINS. 
     
    * COLD FRONT: A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT... 
    USHERING IN GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. 
     
    * WIND: NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY AND 
    WEDNESDAY EVENING.
     
     
    Instructions: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