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FLUS45 KBYZ 240935 CCA
HWOBYZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
335 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-250945-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
335 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. THE
COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
WILL INCREASE THE FIRE DANGER. BE ALERT TO THE INCREASING FIRE
DANGER AND TAKE ACTIONS TO MITIGATE THE CHANCE OF STARTING A FIRE.

IN ADDITION...THERE IS A CHANCE FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STRONG
TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR EASTERN MONTANA THIS EVENING.
THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE STRONG WINDS AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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FLUS45 KGGW 240246
HWOGGW

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
846 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

MTZ018.020-023.027-062-241000-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-MCCONE-RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-
WIBAUX-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
846 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT WITH
SOME GUSTY WIND AND HEAVY RAINS. ADDITIONALLY...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS
ARE ANTICIPATED AHEAD OF A FRONTAL SYSTEM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING AND A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY. A FEW
STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY NEAR THE NORTH
DAKOTA BORDER THURSDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
ALSO DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

THE COMBINATION GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
AND DRY FUELS MAY PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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MTZ016-017-021-022-059.061-241000-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-
NORTHERN VALLEY-
846 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM...SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. ADDITIONALLY...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS
ARE ANTICIPATED AHEAD OF A FRONTAL SYSTEM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING AND A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY. A FEW
STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY NEAR THE NORTH
DAKOTA BORDER THURSDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
ALSO DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

THE COMBINATION GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
AND
DRY FUELS MAY PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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