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Montana, Beartooth Foothills

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:19 PM MDT on August 30, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until midnight MDT tonight...

* impacts: low humidities... very warm temperatures... and gusty
winds will create critical fire weather conditions through this
evening. A wind shift with a strong cold front this evening
could cause fires to grow rapidly and erratically.

* Affected area:
   in south central Mt... fire weather zones 123... 124... 125... 126...
   127 and 128.

* Counties affected:
   in central Mt... Golden Valley... Musselshell... Wheatland.
   In south central Mt... Carbon... park... Stillwater... Sweet Grass
   In southwest Mt... Gallatin.

* Wind: southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph... shifting
to the west or northwest with gusts to 45 mph this evening.

* Humidity: 18 to 23 percent.

* Temperatures: from the mid 80s to the lower 90s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Obey local fire restrictions and be very careful with any activity
that could spark a fire.

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