Northeast Big Horn Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:06 PM MDT on March 31, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT Wednesday...

* impacts: low humidities... unseasonably warm temperatures...
strong gusty winds... and wind shift with a cold front will
create erratic fire behavior and possible 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: a strong cold front will move across the region
tonight... beginning in western zones early this evening.

* Wind tonight: southwest 15 to 30 mph early... becoming west to
northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph behind the frontal
passage.

* Wind wednesday: west 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Humidity wednesday: 12 to 20 percent.

* Temperatures wednesday: in the 50s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A combination of gusty winds... low relative humidity... and warm
temperatures will contribute to extreme fire behavior. Please make
sure any recent controlled Burns are completely out. Avoid use of
anything that may spark fires.



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Record Report
Statement as of 5:02 am MDT on March 31, 2015

... Record warm low temperature set at Billings Mt...

The low temperature for Billings yesterday (march 30) was 46
degrees. This was a record warm low temperature for the date. The
previous record warmest low temperature for that date was 44
degrees back in 1978.


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