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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
808 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015


.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM TRACKING NORTH OF THE CANADIAN BORDER MAY
RESULT IN ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HIGH TERRAIN
NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER THIS EVENING. ANOTHER SYSTEM MAY BRING
GUSTY WINDS TO THE CASCADE GAP VALLEYS AGAIN FOR FRIDAY...AND
POSSIBLY THE OKANOGAN VALLEY ON SATURDAY. OTHERWISE HOT AND DRY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-011315-
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
808 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...60-70 VALLEYS AND 55-65 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
      EARLY IN THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 11 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-100.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 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...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...63-70.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-104.
* MIN HUMIDITY...10-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8500 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.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 62 TO 71. HIGHS 92 TO
102 VALLEYS...85 TO 94 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND 7 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61 TO 71. HIGHS
89 TO 99 VALLEYS...82 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ684-685-687-011315-
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
808 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...60-69 VALLEYS AND 55-65 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-99 VALLEYS AND 80-90 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 8 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
      MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 5 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...60-70 VALLEYS AND 56-65 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...95-102 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-22 PERCENT.
* 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 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY THROUGH INDEPENDENCE DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS
93 TO 103 VALLEYS...82 TO 92 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 7 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 67 VALLEYS...54 TO
62 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 91 TO 97 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS. NORTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 69 VALLEYS...
53 TO 63 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 92 TO 98 VALLEYS...80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

IDZ101-WAZ686-011315-
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
808 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-66.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 60-75 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...90-97 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...55-64.
* MAX HUMIDITY...71-90 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-100 VALLEYS AND 85-95 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY THROUGH INDEPENDENCE DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS
92 TO 101 VALLEYS...85 TO 95 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 63. HIGHS 88 TO 95 VALLEYS...
80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 62. HIGHS
90 TO 97 VALLEYS...81 TO 91 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

WAZ673-674-011315-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERVILLE...WILBUR...RITZVILLE...
MOSES LAKE...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...PULLMAN
808 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...63-69.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH EARLY IN THE
  EVENING.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-100.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  MORNING.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...61-70.
* MAX HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTH 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...97-103.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY THROUGH INDEPENDENCE DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 63 TO 70. HIGHS
96 TO 103. WEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 64 TO 70. HIGHS 92 TO 98. NORTH WIND 8 TO
12 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 62 TO 70. HIGHS
93 TO 99.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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