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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
401 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Showers will continue to pass this morning and are expected
to transition into thunderstorms during this afternoon. Sunday
will be a much warmer day with only a few storms possible. The
next organized weather system will pass on Monday with high
chances for storms beginning early in the day.

Montana: Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move through
western Montana this morning with a quick transition to more
organized thunderstorms this afternoon. Some of the strongest
thunderstorms today appear to be in northwest Montana (103/104).
Sunday is still on track to be a much warmer day with only a few
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Strong thunderstorms still look
likely on Monday afternoon through Monday evening.


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IDZ102-103-311015-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
301 AM PDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in FWZ102...and 70 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent valleys and 81-91 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in FWZ102...and 40 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Sunday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 68-78 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in FWZ102...and 20 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Monday...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 70-80. West winds
5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ104-105-311015-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
401 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and
  scattered thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....68-78 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming 10-15 mph late in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  evening. Scattered rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........91-99 percent valleys and 83-93 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.

.Sunday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...Mostly cloudy with rain showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Cloudy with rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
45-55. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Wednesday...Cloudy with rain showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-311015-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
401 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely and scattered
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........34-44 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph in the morning becoming
      variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent in FWZ106...and 40 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  evening. Scattered rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent valleys and 80-90 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Sunday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Monday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ107-311015-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
401 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely and scattered
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  evening. Scattered rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........88-95 percent valleys and 81-91 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Sunday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-311015-
BITTERROOT-
401 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and
  scattered thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  evening. Scattered rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Sunday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Monday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ110-111-311015-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
401 AM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
  numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................5.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the
  evening. Scattered rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Sunday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 38-48 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
40-50. Highs 55-65.

$$



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