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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
356 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Wet conditions will continue today and through the Memorial
Day Weekend. A low pressure trough will reside over the region
through Friday and bring afternoon and evening showers and perhaps
a thunderstorm or two. Temperatures will be below 5-10 degrees
below normal.

Montana: Wet conditions will continue today and through the Memorial
Day Weekend. A low pressure trough will reside over the region
through Friday and bring afternoon and evening showers and perhaps
a thunderstorm or two. Temperatures will be below 5-10 degrees
below normal.



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IDZ102-103-251000-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
256 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........43-53 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-45 ridges.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................3 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 1 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........49-59 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds
5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ104-105-251000-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
356 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning. Chance of rain showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........46-56 percent valleys and 60-70 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph late in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph becoming east late in
      the morning...then becoming southwest early in the afternoon
      increasing to west 10-15 mph late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........90-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming north up to 5 mph
      late in the evening...then becoming west after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........40-50 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2 in the Kootenai...and 3 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows
40-50. Highs 55-65.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-251000-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
356 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning. Rain showers likely. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........49-59 percent valleys and 62-72 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph increasing to 10-15 mph
      late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........90-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph until early morning
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........44-54 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70. West winds 5-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain showers and snow showers likely.
Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ107-251000-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
356 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........46-56 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph increasing to 10-15 mph
      late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........91-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph late in the evening...then becoming downslope/downvalley
      1-3 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming east up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........43-53 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 60-70. West winds 5-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ109-251000-
Bitterroot-
356 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers
  likely. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow
  level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........92-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph until early morning becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning. Rain showers likely. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........43-53 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain showers...snow showers likely and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Northwest
winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers...snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ110-111-251000-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
356 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers and snow
  showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7500
  feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-55.
* Min Humidity........45-55 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers. Chance of snow showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........89-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming northeast in the
      late evening and overnight.
* LAL.................1 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 2 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning. Rain showers likely. Chance of thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........43-53 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds
10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers...snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$


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