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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:18 AM MDT on August 17, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 17, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT
this evening...

* impacts: low humidities, strong gusty winds, and wind shift with
a cold front will create erratic fire behavior.

* Affected area:
   in south central Mt fire zones... 127... 128... 129.
   In southeast Mt fire zones... 130... 131... 132.
   In southeast Mt and northwest SD fire zone... .133.

* Counties affected:
   in central Mt... Golden Valley... Musselshell.
   In northwest SD... Harding.
   In south central Mt... Big Horn... Carbon... Yellowstone.
   In southeast Mt... Carter... Custer... Fallon... Powder River
                     Rosebud... Treasure.

* Cold front: winds will shift out of the northwest behind a cold
frontal passage this afternoon and early evening. A few
isolated thunderstorms are possible with the cold front.

* Wind: northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Humidity: 15 to 20 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.





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