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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Idaho
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

* Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 475
and 476)...

Dry and warming conditions are forecast through the remainder of
the week. The next threat of thunderstorms will arrive late in
the weekend or early next week. Locally gusty winds are possible
each afternoon at higher elevations, otherwise terrain driven
winds can be expected.

* East Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 410...411
and 413)...

Dry and warming conditions are forecast through the remainder of
the week. The next threat of thunderstorms will arrive late
Sunday. Locally gusty winds will be possible each afternoon,
otherwise terrain driven winds can be expected.

* South Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones
422...425 and 427)...

Dry and warming conditions are forecast through the remainder of
the week. The next threat of thunderstorms will arrive late
Sunday. Locally gusty winds will be possible each afternoon,
otherwise terrain driven winds can be expected.

IDZ475-162330-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....73-80 valleys and 64-71 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......13-18 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Becoming upslope 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southeast 4 to 7 mph becoming west 5 to 10
*                           mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......10000-11000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 15 mph in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....43-50.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......58-66 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 6 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
*                          in the evening.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....74-81 valleys and 65-72 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......13-18 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 51. Highs 72 to 79. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 73 to 80. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 53. Highs 71 to 78. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

IDZ476-162330-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....73-80 valleys and 63-70 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......16-24 percent valleys and 23-31 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in
*                          the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......9750-10750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....43-50.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......54-62 percent valleys and 61-69 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the evening.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....75-82 valleys and 65-72 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......15-23 percent valleys and 19-27 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 4 to 7 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 51. Highs 71 to 78. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 72 to 79. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 52. Highs 71 to 78. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

IDZ422-162330-
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....73-80 valleys and 64-71 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......17-25 percent valleys and 22-29 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......8250-9250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....43-50.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......57-65 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 4 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 6 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
*                          in the evening.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....74-81 valleys and 66-73 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......16-22 percent valleys and 20-27 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 5 to 8 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 4 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 4 to 7 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......7750-8750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 49. Highs 72 to 79. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 73 to 80. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 51. Highs 72 to 79. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

IDZ425-162330-
Middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls BLM north of the Snake River-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....Around 84.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......15-23 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........East winds 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
  southwest 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around 15 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8750-9750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 15 mph in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....Around 53.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......54-62 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 7.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20
  mph in the evening.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......400-1400 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....Around 84.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......13-21 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........West winds 6 to 11 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs 82 to 87. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 51 to 56. Highs 84 to 89. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs 84 to 89. West
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

IDZ427-162330-
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....78-84 valleys and 70-77 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......17-23 percent valleys and 21-29 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 3 to 5 mph shifting to the west
*                          3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 3 to 6 mph shifting to the west
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8750-9750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....52-59.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......49-57 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 7.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 3 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 3 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph after
*                          midnight.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......700-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....Around 82 valleys and 72-79 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......15-21 percent valleys and 18-26 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 50 to 57. Highs 77 to 84. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 53 to 60. Highs 78 to 85. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 54 to 61. Highs 77 to 84. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

IDZ410-162330-
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....75-82.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......18-26 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 9.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
  southwest 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around 15 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....47-54.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......58-66 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 15.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to
  around 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....76-83.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......14-22 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8750-9750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the west
  in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 45 to 52. Highs 77 to 84. South winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 47 to 54. Highs 79 to 86. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 55. Highs 78 to 85. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

IDZ411-162330-
Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....Around 76 valleys and 66-73 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Min Humidity.......24-32 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 11.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...East 3 to 4 mph shifting to the southwest
*                          4 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southeast 3 to 5 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 5 to 8 mph with gusts to
*                          around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....44-51.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......75-83 percent valleys and 62-70 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 15.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 7 mph shifting to the
*                          southeast 3 to 4 mph after midnight.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 3 to 8 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....Around 77 valleys and 68-75 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......20-28 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 4 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 3 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 70 to 77. South winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 51. Highs 71 to 78. South winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 52. Highs 70 to 77. South
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

IDZ413-162330-
Caribou Range/Caribou NF-
432 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....75-82 valleys and 67-74 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......18-26 percent valleys and 24-32 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 4 mph shifting to the west
*                          4 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southeast 3 to 4 mph shifting to the west
*                          4 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....48-55.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Max Humidity.......60-68 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 15.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....77-84 valleys and 69-76 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......17-25 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 6 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......9250-10250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 45 to 52. Highs 75 to 82. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 47 to 54. Highs 77 to 84. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 55. Highs 77 to 84. South
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.

$$


.OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23 THROUGH TUESDAY AUGUST 29...
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.


$$



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