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WWUS85 KBYZ 150345
RFWBYZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
945 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

MTZ123.133-WYZ274-150445-
/O.CAN.KBYZ.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150415T0400Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
945 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS CANCELLED THE RED
FLAG WARNING.

ALTHOUGH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY OVERNIGHT...RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES HAVE STARTED TO RECOVER BEHIND THE COLD FRONT AND
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL OVERNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT AND INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THE COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH EXTREME EASTERN
MONTANA...WITH NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 50 MPH...EXITING
THE STATE BY MIDNIGHT. STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT....HOWEVER RISING RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
AND COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL INHIBIT ANY FIRE GROWTH.

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