Heat wave brings Red Flag, heat advisory warnings
Last updated 7/1/2021 at 12:48pm
A heat wave continues to swelter in the area, raising warnings throughout this part of Montana.
A Red Flag warning is in effect for Blaine and Hill counties, along with portions of Chouteau and Fergus counties.
The Weather Service warning says temperatures will be up to 100 degrees or more with relative humidity as low as 12 percent and winds at 10 mph to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Any spark, man-made or nature-caused, could start a fire and fires may spread rapidly, the warning says.
The warning is in effect from 9 a.m. today through 9 p.m. Friday.
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