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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:07 PM MDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this

* impacts: low humidities and strong gusty winds will create
erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* Affected area:
   in south central Mt fire zones... 124... 128... 129.
   In southeast Mt fire zones... 131... 132.
   In southeast Mt and northwest SD fire zone... .133.

* Counties affected:
   in central Mt... Wheatland.
   In northwest SD... Harding.
   In south central Mt... Big Horn... Carbon... Sweet Grass
   In southeast Mt... Carter... Custer... Fallon... Powder River
                     Rosebud... Treasure.

* Wind: northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph decreasing
this evening.

* Humidity: 10 to 15 percent. Poor recovery tonight.

* Temperatures: near 90.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute
to extreme fire behavior.


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