Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014


.DISCUSSION...TODAY WILL BE MUCH COLDER THAN YESTERDAY DUE TO A
COLD FRONT LAST NIGHT, BUT THE WEEKEND WILL HAVE A WARMING AND
DRYING TREND THAT WILL LAST UNTIL MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK FOR MOST
OF THE AREA. THE EXCEPTIONS WILL BE THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
NEZ PERCE AND BITTERROOT FORESTS, AND ALL OF THE BEAVERHEAD-
DEERLODGE FOREST. THESE AREAS WILL HAVE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING WITH A WEAK SYSTEM
MOVING THROUGH SOUTHERN IDAHO AND INTO WYOMING EARLY NEXT WEEK.


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IDZ102-103-201045-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-83 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-50 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-53.
* MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 5 MPH
      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-88 VALLEYS AND 68-78 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. DIURNAL TERRAIN WINDS
TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5-10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 50-60.
HIGHS 75-85.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-201045-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75 VALLEYS AND 53-63 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 56-66 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 20-30 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-38 VALLEYS AND 35-45 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 81-91 PERCENT RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH DECREASING TO 5-15 MPH EARLY
      IN THE MORNING.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 42-52 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 75-85. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5-10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10-20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.
HIGHS 70-80.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75.

$$

MTZ106-108-201045-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 43-53 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-35 VALLEYS AND 40-50 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 72-82 PERCENT RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 68-78 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 26-36 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING NORTH LATE IN THE
      MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
      BECOMING NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 75-85. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5-10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. WEST WINDS
10-15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.
HIGHS 75-85.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.

$$

MTZ107-201045-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 50-55 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 48-58 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35 VALLEYS AND 45-50 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 80-90 PERCENT RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 5 MPH
      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 55-60 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING VARIABLE 1-3 MPH...THEN BECOMING NORTH UP TO 5 MPH
      LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 80-90. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10-15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.

$$

MTZ109-201045-
BITTERROOT-
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-50 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-38 VALLEYS AND 40-45 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 68-78 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-10 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 24-34 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING EAST IN THE
      LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 75-85. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. DIURNAL TERRAIN WINDS TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75.

$$

MTZ110-111-201045-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
442 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 38-48 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-38 VALLEYS AND 35-45 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........89-99 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
*     RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......
*     LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGE TOP............WEST UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING EAST IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 70-80. EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75. SOUTH WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75.

$$



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