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
234 PM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014


.DISCUSSION...

LOCALLY BREEZY WINDS WILL CONTINUE NEAR THE CASCADE GAPS THIS
EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY BREEZY WINDS WILL
FUNNEL DOWN THE OKANOGAN VALLEY AND PURCELL TRENCH SATURDAY AS DRY
AIR PUSHES IN FROM CANADA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THE
WEEKEND AND RESULT IN A WARMING TREND WITH DRY CONDITIONS AND
LIGHT WINDS FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO BREAK
DOWN EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
COOLER TEMPERATURES STARTING MID WEEK AND CULMINATING IN POSSIBLE
WIDESPREAD RAIN BY FRIDAY.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-201330-
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
234 PM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-55 VALLEYS AND 43-51 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20
      MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY
      WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING
      BECOMING VARIABLE 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...77-86 VALLEYS AND 67-77 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      EAST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-57.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...81-90 VALLEYS AND 72-82 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 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...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
53 TO 60. HIGHS 78 TO 88 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
50 TO 58. HIGHS 75 TO 84 VALLEYS...64 TO 74 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 62 TO 72 VALLEYS...51 TO 61 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 48 TO
56 VALLEYS...43 TO 51 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 65 TO 74 VALLEYS...53 TO
63 MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 44 TO 52. HIGHS
65 TO 74 VALLEYS...52 TO 62 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-201330-
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
234 PM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-53 VALLEYS AND 42-49 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...71-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-86 VALLEYS AND 68-78 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 21 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 7 TO 11 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. IN
      THE OKANOGAN VALLEY NORTH 9 TO 14 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-55.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 55-70 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 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...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...82-89 VALLEYS AND 71-81 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 59. HIGHS 80 TO 88 VALLEYS...69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 58. HIGHS 77 TO 85 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 60. HIGHS 68 TO 78 VALLEYS...58 TO 68 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 49 TO
56 VALLEYS...43 TO 52 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 65 TO 72 VALLEYS...53 TO
63 MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO
51. HIGHS 67 TO 74 VALLEYS...55 TO 65 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-201330-
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
234 PM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 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...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...77-84 VALLEYS AND 69-79 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-53.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 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 IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...81-88 VALLEYS AND 73-83 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHEAST 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...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 79 TO 86 VALLEYS...
71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 57. HIGHS 78 TO 85 VALLEYS...
69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 49 TO
56. HIGHS 78 TO 84 VALLEYS...69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 46 TO
54. HIGHS 67 TO 72 VALLEYS...58 TO 68 MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 42 TO 50. HIGHS
66 TO 73 VALLEYS...57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-201330-
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
234 PM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...48-54.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...81-87.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...85-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 60. HIGHS 83 TO 90. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 81 TO 86. SOUTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 56 TO
61. HIGHS 74 TO 83. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 51 TO 56.
HIGHS 68 TO 74.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 49 TO
54. HIGHS 67 TO 73.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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