Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
623 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014


.DISCUSSION...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE DISTRICTS THIS MORNING...BEFORE
ANOTHER SYSTEMS SKIMS BY NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN IDAHO
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THAT WILL RESULT IN A SMALL SHOWER
THREAT NEAR THE CASCADES AND CANADIAN BORDER...SOME INCREASED
MIDDLE AND HIGH CLOUDS AND CONTINUED COOLER THAN NORMAL
TEMPERATURES. WINDS SPEEDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...WITH LOCAL GUSTS IN THE 15 TO 25 MPH RANGE...ESPECIALLY
NEAR THE CASCADES. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN EARNESTLY GOING INTO
THURSDAY AND BEYOND...WITH A GENERAL DRYING AND WARMING
TREND...WITH LIGHTER WINDS. THE MAIN EXCEPTION WILL BE SLIGHT
SHOWER CHANCES SATURDAY OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WITH A WEAK
SYSTEMS.

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FORECASTS FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE
10 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WIND.
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WAZ676-677-680-682-020115-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTITAS VALLEY...NACHES RIVER VALLEY...
LAKE CHELAN AREA...WENATCHEE RIVER VALLEY AREA...CHINOOK PASS...
WHITE PASS...STEVENS PASS...LAKE WENATCHEE AREA...CLE ELUM
623 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-69 VALLEYS AND 48-58 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 45-60 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT WETTER MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 5 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-45 VALLEYS AND 35-43 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70 VALLEYS AND 51-61 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-50 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 45. HIGHS 69 TO 77 VALLEYS...
60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
46 TO 53. HIGHS 71 TO 81 VALLEYS...62 TO 72 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 53. HIGHS 71 TO 81 VALLEYS...
62 TO 72 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 54. HIGHS
71 TO 81 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 08 - 14 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-020115-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METHOW RIVER VALLEY...OKANOGAN VALLEY...
NESPELEM...MAZAMA...CONCONULLY...NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...
PASAYTEN WILDERNESS...KELLER...REPUBLIC...CURLEW
623 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-69 VALLEYS AND 50-60 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-50 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-43 VALLEYS AND 31-39 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-68 VALLEYS AND 50-60 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 42. HIGHS 66 TO 74 VALLEYS...
57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
43 TO 50. HIGHS 72 TO 79 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 50. HIGHS 72 TO 79 VALLEYS...
61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 52. HIGHS
70 TO 79 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 08 - 14 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-020115-
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. MARIES...RATHDRUM PRAIRIE...
SILVER VALLEY...BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST LAKE...DEER PARK...
COLVILLE...NEWPORT
623 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...60-67 VALLEYS AND 49-59 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...32-41.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...60-67 VALLEYS AND 49-59 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 40. HIGHS 65 TO 72 VALLEYS...
56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 68 TO
76 VALLEYS...59 TO 69 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 69 TO 76 VALLEYS...
60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS
69 TO 77 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 08 - 14 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-020115-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERVILLE...WILBUR...RITZVILLE...
MOSES LAKE
623 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-71.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-44.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 45. HIGHS 69 TO 76. SOUTHEAST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 52. HIGHS 74 TO 80. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 75 TO 81.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 73 TO 79.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 08 - 14 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ674-020115-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...PULLMAN
623 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-68.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-42.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 70 TO 77. SOUTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 49. HIGHS 72 TO 79.
SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 73 TO 81. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 75 TO 82.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 74 TO 81.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 08 - 14 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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