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
331 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Very similar conditions to Wednesday`s weather are
anticipated through Saturday afternoon, scattered afternoon and
early evening showers and an isolated thunderstorm possible. Near
normal temperatures are expected.

Montana: Very similar conditions to Wednesday`s weather are
anticipated through Saturday afternoon, scattered afternoon and
early evening showers and an isolated thunderstorm possible. Near
normal temperatures are expected. Memorial Day, a more organized
weather system will bring an increasing chance for widespread
wetting rains.


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IDZ102-103-270945-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
231 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  30 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........38-48 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  20 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-270945-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
331 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........47-57 percent valleys and 54-64 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 in the Kootenai...and 3 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent in the Kootenai...and 30 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........87-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-15 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Kootenai...and 2 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in the Kootenai...and 3 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ106-108-270945-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
331 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........38-48 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds 10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ107-270945-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
331 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........86-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 45-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ109-270945-
Bitterroot-
331 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........34-44 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........90-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........34-44 percent valleys and 45-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 45-55. West winds
10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ110-111-270945-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
331 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
  in the morning. Chance of rain showers. Chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....58-68 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........89-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........49-59 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in the Deerlodge/West
  Beaverhead...and 60 percent in the East Beaverhead.

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Northwest
winds 5-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers...slight chance of
rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Southwest
winds 5-10 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers...snow and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$


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