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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 1:24 PM MDT on August 27, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening for gusty winds and low humidity across the
Flathead/Glacier park... salish and Kootenai reservation... east
Lolo... Bitterroot... deerlodge/west Beaverhead... east Beaverhead...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity... which
is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

* Winds: south to southwest winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph
with higher gusts by early Saturday afternoon across the watch
area. The winds will shift to the west and northwest during the
late afternoon and evening and decrease.

* Minimum humidities: minimum humidity of 15 to 25 percent is
expected across the watch area. Humidity recovery Saturday
evening will be good.

* Thunderstorms: isolated mainly dry thunderstorms.

* Timing: a cold front will approach the Montana/Idaho border
midday Saturday and move across western Montana Saturday
afternoon and evening. A wind shift... with a slight chance of
thunderstorms and higher relative humidity... will occur with the
frontal passage. Strong winds will continue at high elevations
along the Continental Divide through the evening... especially
for fire zone 105... but with much higher relative humidity.



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