Severe Weather Alerts - Rexford, MT

  • Red Flag Warning

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR THE KOOTENAI...FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK...WEST
LOLO...SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION......WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AS
HIGH AS 25 MPH BY MID AFTERNOON...CONTINUING 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 OCCURRING
BETWEEN 4 AND 7 P.M. SATURDAY.

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