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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
522 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: The low pressure system is moving off to the east with a
few showers lingering across Idaho county this morning.
Temperatures today will remain below normal with gusty westerly
winds. A ridge of high pressure builds over the area for the
middle part of the week causing a warming trend. A ridge flattens
on Thursday allow for gusty westerly winds with warm temperatures.
Then a large ridge of high pressure builds back over the area by
the weekend causing very warm and dry conditions.

Montana: The low pressure system is moving off to the east with
wrap around moisture continue to affect parts of the Continental
Divide, especially around Glacier Park. Precipitation should
steadily decrease and temperatures today will remain below normal
with gusty westerly winds. A ridge of high pressure builds over
the area for the middle part of the week causing a warming trend.
A ridge flattens on Thursday allow for gusty westerly winds with
warm temperatures. Then a large ridge of high pressure builds back
over the area by the weekend causing very warm and dry conditions.


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IDZ102-103-311130-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
422 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph becoming south in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ104-105-311130-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
522 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning. Chance of rain showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent in the Kootenai...and 40 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Kootenai...and 2 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....68-78 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. South winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ106-108-311130-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
522 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in the West Lolo...and 20 percent
  in the East Lolo.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the West Lolo...and 2 in the East Lolo.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ107-311130-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
522 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 73-83 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.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
5-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-311130-
Bitterroot-
522 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and snow showers. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 25-35 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 75-85. South winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 75-85. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-311130-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
522 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....50-60.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 70-80. South winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$


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