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Red Flag Warning issued July 30 at 4:35PM MDT until July 30 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Great Falls MT

Posted at 4:35 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 18:35:00-04

* AFFECTED AREA…Fire Weather Zone 118.

* LIGHTNING…A mix of wet and dry thunderstorms will create
numerous lightning strikes across the district.

* IMPACTS…Lightning strikes could create new fires. Strong
outflow winds from any storms could allow fires to grow quickly.

* IMPACTS…Gusty westerly winds will make it difficult to
contain any new fire starts in areas that have dried out.
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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Red Flag Warning.