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Weather improvement, Ashland still in evacuation |

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES, HOT TEMPERATURES, STRONG GUSTY WINDS,
AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE
BEHAVIOR AND NEW 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: COLD FRONT PASSAGE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
BRINGING A STRONG WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH.

* WIND: WEST TO NORTHWEST GUSTS 20-30 MPH. STRONGEST WINDS LOOK TO
BE FROM BILLINGS AND AREAS WEST.

* HUMIDITY: AROUND 10 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES: HIGHS 95-100 DEGREES.

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.

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