Severe Weather Alerts - Red Lodge, MT

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect from 12:00 PM MDT until 9:00 PM MDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING BELOW 7000 FEET...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONE....274.
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...SHERIDAN.
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: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON.
THE WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60
MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 13 TO 22 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: 65 TO 75.

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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