Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Washington and North Idaho...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Spokane WA
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017


.DISCUSSION...


Considerable cloudiness will continue today with isolated showers
or sprinkles possible, otherwise high pressure will strenthen and
allow for dry and warmer weather for the rest of the work week
with light winds. Temperatures will warm into the mid 70s to lower
80s late this week under dry conditions. More seasonal temperatures
and a chance of showers is forecast for next weekend.


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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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WAZ676-677-260430-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated sprinkles early in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...62-72.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min Humidity...35-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...45-52.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-77.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 47 to 54. Highs 73 to
81. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. Highs 70 to 78. West wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
50 to 55. Highs 65 to 75.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 63 to 73.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-260430-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Isolated rain
  showers through the day.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...61-67 valleys and 52-62 mountains.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...45-60 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter valleys and 15 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers early in the
  evening. Slight chance of rain showers late in the evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...41-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent valleys and 81-100 percent
  mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-73 valleys and 58-68 mountains.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 51. Highs 73 to
79 valleys...64 to 74 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
46 to 51. Highs 69 to 74 valleys...60 to 69 mountains. West wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 44 to 51.
Highs 64 to 69 valleys...56 to 64 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
37 to 44. Highs 64 to 69 valleys...53 to 63 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-260430-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...66-73.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 1 to 2 mph in the morning increasing to
  southwest 8 to 12 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...46-52.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...60-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  north overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-77.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 47 to 53. Highs 75 to
82. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
47 to 53. Highs 73 to 79. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
48 to 53. Highs 68 to 75.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 66 to 73.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-260430-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, and Pasayten Wilderness
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers through the
  day.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...65-70 valleys and 52-62 mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer valleys and 1 degree cooler
                    mountains.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...45-50 valleys and 40-47 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-75 percent valleys and 80-90 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and 10 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-76 valleys and 59-69 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent valleys and 35-50 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 74 to
79 valleys...65 to 74 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 50. Highs 75 to 80 valleys...63 to
73 mountains. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 50. Highs 72 to 77 valleys...61 to 71 mountains. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
48 to 53 valleys...42 to 49 mountains. Highs 67 to 72 valleys...
58 to 66 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
42 to 47 valleys...35 to 43 mountains. Highs 66 to 71 valleys...
52 to 62 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ687-260430-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Keller, Republic, and Curlew
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...66-71 valleys and 57-65 mountains.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...40-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 1 to 2 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...41-47.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...60-75 percent valleys and 70-80 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
  the northwest overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-76 valleys and 64-70 mountains.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  west in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 75 to
80 valleys...70 to 75 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 77 to 82 valleys...69 to
76 mountains. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
43 to 48. Highs 75 to 80 valleys...68 to 74 mountains. South wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 51. Highs 69 to 74 valleys...62 to 68 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 45. Highs 67 to 72 valleys...
56 to 66 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-260430-
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,
and Newport
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...63-69 valleys and 53-63 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...40-50 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-46.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and 10 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 0 to 5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...67-73 valleys and 58-68 mountains.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent valleys and 45-60 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  west in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 48. Highs 73 to
78 valleys...65 to 74 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 75 to 80 valleys...67 to
76 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 44 to
50. Highs 74 to 79 valleys...67 to 75 mountains. South wind 3 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
45 to 50. Highs 68 to 73 valleys...59 to 68 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 45. Highs 65 to 70 valleys...
54 to 64 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-260430-
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
Including the cities of Waterville, Wilbur, Ritzville,
and Moses Lake
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated sprinkles early in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-73.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...46-51.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...72-77.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the south in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 76 to
83. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 75 to 80. South wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs 71 to 77.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 68 to 73.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ674-260430-
East Washington Palouse and Spokane Area (Zone 674)-
Including the cities of Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Pullman
638 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated sprinkles in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...65-70.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...40-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of sprinkles early in
  the evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...44-50.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-74.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 45 to 51. Highs 75 to
82. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 51. Highs 76 to 81. South wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
48 to 53. Highs 69 to 75.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 67 to 72.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 02 - 08, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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