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WWUS85 KBYZ 180338

RFWBYZ



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Billings MT

938 PM MDT Fri Aug 17 2018



MTZ123-124-180445-

/O.CAN.KBYZ.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180818T0600Z/

Gallatin National Forest-Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-

938 PM MDT Fri Aug 17 2018



...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED...



The National Weather Service in Billings has cancelled the Red

Flag Warning.



Humidities have climbed rapidly with the passage of an evening cold

front. For this reason the Red Flag Warning has been cancelled. 

Wind gusts up to 30 mph along with scattered showers and isolated 

thunderstorms can be expected through the remainder of the night.



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http://weather.gov/Billings



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WWUS85 KMSO 180921

RFWMSO



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Missoula MT

321 AM MDT Sat Aug 18 2018



IDZ102-103-MTZ108.111-181030-

/O.CAN.KMSO.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180818T1200Z/

Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-East Lolo-Bitterroot-

Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-

321 AM MDT Sat Aug 18 2018 /221 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018/



...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED...



The National Weather Service in Missoula has cancelled the Red

Flag Warning. 



Showers continue to move through west central and southwest

Montana, but the lightning activity has decreased significantly

from earlier this evening.



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WWUS85 KTFX 180550

RFWTFX



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

1150 PM MDT Fri Aug 17 2018



MTZ114-116.118-180700-

/O.EXP.KTFX.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180818T0600Z/

Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-

Rocky Mountain Front-

Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest-

Central and Eastern Lewis and Clark National Forest Areas-

Helena and Townsend Ranger Districts of the Helena National Forest-

1150 PM MDT Fri Aug 17 2018



...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT FOR 

INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES 114, 

116, 117 AND 118...



Widespread critical fire weather conditions are no longer expected.

As a result, the Red Flag Warning will be allowed to expire at

midnight.



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http://www.weather.gov/greatfalls



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