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FLUS45 KBYZ 292046
HWOBYZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-302100-
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 BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND IN SOME AREAS GUSTY WINDS
WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
MONTANA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING DUE TO LOW HUMIDITIES
AND GUSTY...SHIFTING WINDS. BE VERY CAREFUL WITH ANY OPEN FLAME
AND CONTACT LOCAL OFFICIALS BEFORE CONDUCTING ANY OUTDOOR BURNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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CJS


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FLUS45 KGGW 290925
HWOGGW

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
325 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MTZ016.027-059.062-300930-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
325 AM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY FOR PARTS OF
THE AREA. SMOKE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY AND
MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR MEDICALLY SENSITIVE GROUPS.

PARTICULARLY HOT TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGHS
NEAR 100 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEAST MONTANA. PEOPLE WHO ARE
SENSITIVE TO THE HEAT SHOULD AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
AND REMEMBER TO STAY HYDRATED.

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL ALSO LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WITH SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A COLD FRONT PASSING
THROUGH TONIGHT WILL BRING RELIEF BY SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

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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