...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening. * IMPACTS: Low humidities, unseasonably warm temperatures, strong gusty winds and a wind shift with a cold front will create erratic fire behavior. * AFFECTED AREA: In North Central WY Fire Zones...274...284. In South Central MT Fire Zones...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. 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. * WIND: South to southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph, shifting northwest with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon and evening. * HUMIDITY: 9 to 14 percent. * TEMPERATURES: Mid 80s to mid 90s. * COLD FRONT: In the afternoon and evening. Expect a sharp drop in temperatures and rise in humidity behind the frontal passage, along with gusty northwest winds. 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. &&
Currently in Billings
89°F / 54°F
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