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Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Billings MT

310 PM MST Tue Jan 28 2020



MTZ029.034-036-037-040-042-056.058-063-064-067-068-138-139-169.173-

228-235-WYZ198-199-292215-

Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-Fallon-

Northern Stillwater-Powder River-Carter-Northern Park-

Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-Northern Big Horn-

Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-

Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-Crazy Mountains-Southern Big Horn-

Southeastern Carbon-Bighorn Canyon-Northern Carbon-

Pryor/Northern Bighorn Mountains-Melville Foothills-

Northeastern Yellowstone-Southern Wheatland-

Southwestern Yellowstone-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-

Sheridan Foothills-

310 PM MST Tue Jan 28 2020



This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central

Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north

central Wyoming.



* WHAT...Increasing winds and temperatures, with possible fire 

  dangers.



* WHERE...Portions of Southern Montana and North Central Wyoming.



* WHEN...Friday to Sunday.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...December and January have seen below normal

  precipitation and snowfall. The increasing winds and warm weather

  late week into next weekend, will elevate fire danger. 



* ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...Tonight a band of light

  precipitation may bring a brief slight chance of freezing rain 

  in river valleys. 



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could

impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for

future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.

Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from

the hazardous weather.



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MTZ065-066-141-292215-

Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-Northern Sweet Grass-

310 PM MST Tue Jan 28 2020



This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central

Montana.



* WHAT...Strong winds and increasing fire dangers.



* WHERE...Portions of Southern Montana.



* WHEN... Thursday to Sunday.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...December and January have seen below normal

  precipitation and snowfall. The increasing winds and warm weather

  late week into next weekend, will elevate fire danger. 



* ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...High winds will begin causing

  dangerous cross winds along I90 and US 191 starting on Thursday

  and persisting into the weekend. 



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could

impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for

future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.

Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from

the hazardous weather.





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