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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
439 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...Gusty East-Northeast Winds Today through Saturday...

.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Another round of scattered showers are expected today over
the area, with embedded thunderstorms possible in the afternoon.
Storms are not expected to be as strong as Thursday`s storms.
East-northeast winds will steadily increase this morning and stay
breezy through Saturday morning before diminishing. Saturday and
Sunday will be warmer and drier, though a few isolated showers may
develop Sunday afternoon. Much cooler and wetter weather expected
Monday and Tuesday.

Montana: Showers with brief heavy rain continue to move through
northwest Montana this morning. Another round of scattered showers
are expected today for southwest and west- central Montana, with
embedded thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. Storms are not
expected to be as strong as Thursday`s storms. Gusty east-
northeast winds have already steadily increased this morning and
will stay elevated through Saturday morning before diminishing.
Saturday and Sunday will be warmer and drier, though a few
isolated showers may develop Sunday afternoon. Much cooler and
wetter weather expected Monday and Tuesday.


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IDZ102-103-071045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
339 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 58-68 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 38-48 ridges.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 68-78 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and slight chance
of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 65-75.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-071045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
439 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....68-78 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 10-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs
65-75. South winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. North winds 5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers...slight chance of
rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...
thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-071045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
439 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 53-63 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
45-55. Highs 65-75. South winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow
showers likely. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely and chance of rain
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ107-071045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
439 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 70-80. South winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers
likely. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. North winds 5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-071045-
Bitterroot-
439 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 49-59 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. South winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers with
possible snow showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 35-45. Highs
45-55. West winds 5-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. Northwest
winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...
thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...
thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ110-111-071045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
439 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight
  chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........55-65 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in the Deerlodge/West
  Beaverhead...and 40 percent in the East Beaverhead.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. South winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers with
possible snow showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 35-45. Highs
50-60. Northwest winds 5-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely with possible rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. Northwest winds
10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...
thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...
thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.

$$



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