Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

...WINDY FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF FRIDAY.
LATE FRIDAY A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION. THE MAIN
IMPACT, MAINLY IN MONTANA, FROM THIS FRONT WILL BE GUSTY WESTERLY
WINDS. THIS WILL BE A RELATIVELY DRY COLD FRONT. SHOWERS ARE
ANTICIPATED BUT THEY WILL BE SCATTERED AND ALONG THE FRONTAL
BOUNDARY. EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO BE ABOUT 10-15 DEGREES COOLER
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

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IDZ102-103-282115-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 56-66 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
      BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-93 VALLEYS AND 70-75 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING WEST 10-15 MPH LATE IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-75 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-90 VALLEYS AND 70-75 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-24 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 22-32 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 5-15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 65-75. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 70-80.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.
HIGHS 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-282115-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.
* MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 68-78 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-45 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50 VALLEYS AND 48-58 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........87-97 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 76-86 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH EARLY
      IN THE MORNING.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 32-42 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING AFTER 1600.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 65-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20-30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS
60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-282115-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-60 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 68-78 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55 VALLEYS AND 55-65 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 56-66 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 70-80 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-24 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 20-30 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH INCREASING AFTER 1600.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 65-75. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 5-15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.
HIGHS 65-75.

$$

MTZ107-282115-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 51-61 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 33-43 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY........90-93 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 62-72 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 24-34 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH INCREASING AFTER 1600.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.
HIGHS 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-282115-
BITTERROOT-
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 51-61 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 65-75 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 27-37 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-88 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 59-69 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 65-75 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-20 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 19-29 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING AFTER 1600.
*HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 65-75. WEST WINDS 5-15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 55-65. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.
HIGHS 60-70.

$$

MTZ110-111-282115-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
305 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 66-76 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
      MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 69-79 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 5 MPH
      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................2 IN FWZ110...AND 3 IN FWZ111.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 26-36 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH INCREASING AFTER 1600.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10-20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 55-65. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.
HIGHS 65-75.

$$



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