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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
439 AM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Afternoon and evening shower and thunderstorm activity will
be slowly increasing across the area through Thursday. Not much
in the way of wetting rains are anticipated with this activity.
For much of this week, low daytime humidity will continue. High
slopes will experience poor overnight humidity recovery during
this time as well. By Friday, a Pacific storm system and
associated cold front is expected to cross the region, introducing
at least a chance of wetting rains and higher humidity. A
relatively cool and showery pattern will continue into next week.

Montana: Afternoon and evening shower and thunderstorm activity
will steadily increase across the area through Thursday. Despite
daily precipitation chances for some locales, wetting rains are
unlikely during this time. In addition to continued low afternoon
humidity, overnight humidity recovery will be quite poor on mid
and high elevation slopes. A Pacific storm system and associated
cold front will move across western Montana on Friday afternoon,
bringing an improved chance of wetting rains and generally higher
humidity. A cool and showery pattern is expected to exist from the
weekend into next week.


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IDZ102-103-301045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
339 AM PDT Mon Aug 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 80-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-17 percent valleys and 15-25 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph early in
      the afternoon...then becoming south 5-15 mph late in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........63-73 percent valleys and 45-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph until early morning becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-20 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. West winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Northwest winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ104-105-301045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
439 AM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. South winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest
winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-301045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
439 AM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-17 percent valleys and 14-24 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........65-75 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ107-301045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
439 AM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........14-24 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....55-60.
* Max Humidity........64-74 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-301045-
Bitterroot-
439 AM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-19 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........65-75 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-16 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. South winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ110-111-301045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
439 AM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of smoke.
* Max Temperature.....75-85.
* Min Humidity........9-19 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................2 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 1 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke in the evening.
  Slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........63-73 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 1 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-16 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* LAL.................2 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 1 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. South winds 5-15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. South winds 5-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$



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