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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:45 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on March 29, 2015


... High wind watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday evening...

* impacts... strong winds will result in dangerous travel
conditions for light weight and high profile vehicles. Minor
property damage could also occur.

* Timing... strongest winds will likely occur Saturday afternoon
into early Saturday evening.

* Winds... sustained west winds 30 to 40 mph with some gusts
around 60 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Wind of this magnitude can cause property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution
until the winds subside... or choose alternate travel routes.



Http://weather.Gov/Billings


Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:45 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday below
7000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a red flag
warning below 7000 feet... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Saturday.

* Impacts: low humidities... unseasonably warm temperatures...
strong gusty winds... and wind shift with a cold front will
create erratic fire behavior.

* 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 will push across the region Saturday
afternoon into early evening.

* Wind: west 25 to 35 mph. Gusts 45 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.



Http://weather.Gov/Billings



Record Report

Statement as of 1:50 PM MDT on March 27, 2015


... Record high temperature set at Billings Mt...

a record high temperature of 75 degrees was set at Billings Mt
today. This breaks the old record of 74 set in 1946.


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