Fire Weather Warning
Expires 9:00 PM MDT on July 04, 2015
Statement as of 1:07 PM MDT on July 3, 2015
... Red flag warning in effect from 6 am to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
gusty winds and low humidities across the Flathead/Glacier park...
salish and Kootenai reservation... east Lolo...
The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds and low humidities... which is in effect
from 6 am to 9 PM MDT Saturday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.
* Winds: sustained westerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to
40 mph possible.
* Minimum humidities: single digits to low teens
* timing: winds will begin to increase across northwest Montana
Saturday morning around sunrise... and then spread through the
remainder of west central and southwest Montana by early
* A dramatic wind shift from westerly to easterly will occur
sometime after roughly 1900lt across the Glacier park area on
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 will
create explosive fire growth potential.