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
252 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...CONTINUED HOT WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK...


.DISCUSSION...
THERE WILL BE LITTLE CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK AND OVER THE WEEKEND. IT WILL REMAIN HOT WITH
CONTINUED LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES.  AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGE WILL SHIFT SLIGHTLY EASTWARD...LEAVING THE FIRE
DISTRICT IN A WEAK SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT. THERE WILL BE A FEW WEAK
IMPULSES IN THE FLOW BRINGING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE
POSSIBLE UNDERNEATH THE CORE OF THE STORMS. WINDS WILL REMAIN
RELATIVELY LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN...ALTHOUGH IT WILL BE GUSTY AT
TIMES IN THE CASCADE VALLEYS.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-311315-
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
252 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...58-68.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...91-100 VALLEYS AND 80-90 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...15-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...58-68 VALLEYS AND 55-65 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...90-98 VALLEYS AND 79-89 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 71 VALLEYS...56 TO
66 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 88 TO 98 VALLEYS...78 TO 88 MOUNTAINS.
NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO
70 VALLEYS...54 TO 64 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 87 TO 97 VALLEYS...76 TO
86 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-311315-
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
252 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-68.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...35-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-102 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-14 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 13-23 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-67.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
      THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-98 VALLEYS AND 81-91 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-15 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 14-24 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 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....NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS 91 TO
98 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS
91 TO 98 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-311315-
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
252 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  IN THE EVENING.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-64 VALLEYS AND 59-69 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-101 VALLEYS AND 85-95 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-62 VALLEYS AND 55-65 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 55-70 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....3.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...90-96 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT.
* 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....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 65. HIGHS 88 TO
96 VALLEYS...80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 65. HIGHS
86 TO 95 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-311315-
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
252 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...61-68.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-101.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND........WEST 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...63-69.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
      TO THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 68. HIGHS 92 TO 98. SOUTH WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 62 TO 69. HIGHS
92 TO 99. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 69. HIGHS
91 TO 99.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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