Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
259 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014


.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL QUICKLY GET PUSHED EAST AND OPEN THE DOOR FOR
PACIFIC MOISTURE TO MOVE INTO THE REGION. EXPECT ONE MORE WARM DAY
BUT ALSO AN INCREASE CHANCE OF SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A
WEAKENING WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY AND WILL DRAG A WEAK COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION. THIS WILL OPEN THE DOOR FOR A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THE POSSIBILITY OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.
WINDS WILL BE LOCALLY BREEZY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THE
WEEKEND AND RESULT IN A WARMING TREND WITH DRY CONDITIONS.

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FORECASTS FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE
10 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WIND.
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WAZ676-677-680-682-171345-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTITAS VALLEY...NACHES RIVER VALLEY...
LAKE CHELAN AREA...WENATCHEE RIVER VALLEY AREA...CHINOOK PASS...
WHITE PASS...STEVENS PASS...LAKE WENATCHEE AREA...CLE ELUM
259 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...VARIABLE HIGH CLOUDS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
  MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-59.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-75 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 55-65 PERCENT PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10-20 PERCENT WETTER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-87 VALLEYS AND 67-77 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2-4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...27-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST-WEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-62 VALLEYS AND 48-58 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 80-90 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-81 VALLEYS AND 60-70 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 60-70 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 10 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 59 VALLEYS...44 TO 53 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 72 TO 82 VALLEYS...
60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS
76 TO 86 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 57. HIGHS 75 TO 84 VALLEYS...
65 TO 75 MOUNTAINS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 48 TO 58. HIGHS 73 TO 82 VALLEYS...
62 TO 72 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 24 - 30 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-171345-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METHOW RIVER VALLEY...OKANOGAN VALLEY...
NESPELEM...MAZAMA...CONCONULLY...NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...
PASAYTEN WILDERNESS...KELLER...REPUBLIC...CURLEW
259 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...VARIABLE CLOUDS THROUGH THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-59 VALLEYS AND 50-58 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2-3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-65 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-60 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST-
      NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-85 VALLEYS AND 69-79 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5-10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-61 VALLEYS AND 49-57 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
      SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-82 VALLEYS AND 62-72 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE SOUTHWEST 8 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51 TO 56 VALLEYS...43 TO
52 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 73 TO 81 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS
77 TO 87 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS
76 TO 86 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 24 - 30 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-171345-
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. MARIES...RATHDRUM PRAIRIE...
SILVER VALLEY...BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST LAKE...DEER PARK...
COLVILLE...NEWPORT
259 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...48-58.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-85 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 55-65 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-86 VALLEYS AND 72-82 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3-4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5-7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-57.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-85 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-75 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 4 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-81 VALLEYS AND 66-76 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
47 TO 55. HIGHS 71 TO 79 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 50. HIGHS 75 TO 81 VALLEYS...
66 TO 76 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 52. HIGHS 80 TO 86 VALLEYS...
72 TO 82 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS
78 TO 86 VALLEYS...71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 24 - 30 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-171345-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERVILLE...WILBUR...RITZVILLE...
MOSES LAKE...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...PULLMAN
259 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-59.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...83-88.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...56-62.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 53 TO 59. HIGHS 75 TO 81. WEST WIND
8 TO 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 54. HIGHS 78 TO 83.
NORTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 56. HIGHS 83 TO 88. EAST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 59. HIGHS
79 TO 87.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 24 - 30 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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