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
637 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.DISCUSSION...

...BREEZY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING INTO THURSDAY...
...HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED NEXT WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK...

TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN A
DRY COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATE IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY. BREEZY WINDS
AND MARGINALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RAISE CONCERNS FOR GRASS
AND BRUSH FIRES WEDNESDAY EVENING. GUSTY WINDS WILL LINGER INTO
THURSDAY...BUT HUMIDITY LEVELS SHOULD BE HIGHER THURSDAY THAN
WEDNESDAY. CONFIDENCE CONTINUES TO GROW THAT NEXT WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL BE HOT AND DRY WITH MANY AREAS REACHING 90
DEGREES OR MORE FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-010145-
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
637 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...76-83 VALLEYS AND 65-75 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...15-25 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-35 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-55 VALLEYS AND 44-52 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...76-86 VALLEYS AND 65-75 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...22-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      MORNING BECOMING WEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH
      IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
      4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH
      WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      WEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 13
  TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN RAIN
SHOWERS. BREEZY. LOWS 49 TO 59 VALLEYS...43 TO 53 MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS 72 TO 82 VALLEYS... 59 TO 69 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 8 TO 12
MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 58 VALLEYS...44 TO
53 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 77 TO 86 VALLEYS...65 TO 75 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARM. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 84 TO 93
VALLEYS... 73 TO 83 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS 54 TO 64. HIGHS 89 TO 97
VALLEYS... 78 TO 88 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 66 VALLEYS...51 TO 61 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
86 TO 95 VALLEYS...75 TO 85 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-010145-
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
637 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. A FEW MOUNTAIN SPRINKLES POSSIBLE.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-81 VALLEYS AND 64-74 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 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.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...46-53 VALLEYS AND 41-50 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING
      BECOMING NORTHWEST 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-84 VALLEYS AND 66-76 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTH 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 57 VALLEYS...42 TO
52 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 74 TO 81 VALLEYS...63 TO 73 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 56 VALLEYS...44 TO
52 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 78 TO 85 VALLEYS...68 TO 78 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARM. LOWS 53 TO 59 VALLEYS...46 TO
55 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 84 TO 91 VALLEYS...73 TO 83 MOUNTAINS.
GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS 56 TO 63 VALLEYS...50 TO
59 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 91 TO 96 VALLEYS...80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 65 VALLEYS...53 TO 61 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
89 TO 95 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-010145-
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
637 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...72-79 VALLEYS AND 63-73 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-26 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-35 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-49.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-80 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     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...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...77-83 VALLEYS AND 69-78 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 54. HIGHS 72 TO
78 VALLEYS...64 TO 73 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 53. HIGHS 77 TO 84 VALLEYS...
69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARM. LOWS 49 TO 55. HIGHS 84 TO 90
VALLEYS... 77 TO 86 MOUNTAINS. GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS 53 TO 59. HIGHS 90 TO 96
VALLEYS... 82 TO 91 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 88 TO 94 VALLEYS...
81 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-010145-
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
637 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...75-82.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...14-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-54.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-87.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 74 TO 82.
SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 79 TO 85. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARM. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 85 TO 93.
EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 91 TO 98.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 89 TO 96.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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