Severe Weather Alerts - Laurel, MT

  • Fire Weather Watch

    Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday, 12:00 PM MDT until Saturday, 12:00 AM MDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES AND A WIND SHIFT
WITH A COLD FRONT...WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW
FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
128...129.
IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WIND: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AS THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: UPPER 80S TO MID 90S.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED THUNDESTORMS DEVELOPING ALONG THE COLD
FRONT WILL PRODUCE STRONG AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

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