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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 11:44 AM MDT on July 31, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 01, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening for breezy conditions... extremely low
humidities... and high Haines index across the
Kootenai... Flathead/Glacier Park... West Lolo... salish and Kootenai
reservation...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for breezy conditions... extremely low
humidities... and high Haines index which is in effect from
Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

* Winds: southwest winds will increase to 10 to 15 mph with gusts
20 to 25 mph by mid afternoon Saturday and continue into the
early evening.

* Minimum humidities: rh should lower to the 6 to 10 percent
range in the valleys and 15 to 20 percent in the mountains.

* Haines index: the Haines should increase to a 5 or 6... meaning
there is a significant potential for an existing fire or a new
fire to develop a very deep plume and gusty winds.

* Timing: the wind is expected to start to pick up around 2 p.M.
With the rh bottoming out and most unstable conditions occurringbetween
4 and 7 p.M. Saturday.





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