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
537 AM PDT WED OCT 29 2014


.DISCUSSION...
Low clouds and fog will be widespread this morning. Precipitation
chances will decrease today after lingering over the Idaho Panhandle
mainly this morning. This break between storm systems will be
brief, however, with another frontal system spreading rain into
Washington and Idaho Thursday and Friday. This rain will likely
linger into Saturday over the Idaho Panhandle.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-300130-
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
537 AM PDT WED OCT 29 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy valleys in the morning with areas of
  fog. Partly cloudy mountains with a chance of rain showers near
  the Cascade crest.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-60 valleys and 41-51 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...60-75 percent valleys and 75-90 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...15 percent drier valleys and 10 percent drier
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...41-47 valleys and 36-42 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain showers.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...47-56 valleys and 40-48 mountains.
* Min Humidity...75-90 percent valleys and 81-100 percent
  mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming northeast 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...90 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Friday...Rain and high mountain snow showers. Lows 38 to 46.
Highs 47 to 55 valleys...39 to 47 mountains. West wind 3 to
7 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
30 to 38. Highs 47 to 55 valleys...36 to 46 mountains. Northwest
wind 8 to 12 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 46 to 54 valleys...36 to
46 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 32 to 38. Highs 46 to 54 valleys...37 to
46 mountains.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with rain and high mountain snow showers
likely. Lows 41 to 46 valleys...35 to 42 mountains. Highs 50 to
59 valleys...41 to 50 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 05 - 11 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-685-687-300130-
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
537 AM PDT WED OCT 29 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy valleys in the morning with areas of
  fog. Partly cloudy mountains with a chance of rain showers near
  the Cascade crest.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...50-56 valleys and 40-50 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent valleys and 65-80 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...15 percent drier valleys and 5 percent drier
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Widespread fog overnight. Slight
  chance of rain overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...39-44 valleys and 34-40 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....South 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
  morning...then rain showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...49-55 valleys and 40-49 mountains.
* Min Humidity...80-90 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northeast 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...70 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Friday...Rain showers likely. Lows 38 to 45. Highs 50 to
56 valleys...40 to 50 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 30 to
40. Highs 48 to 54 valleys...37 to 47 mountains. Northwest wind
3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 27 to 34. Highs 46 to 51 valleys...36 to
46 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 28 to 36. Highs 46 to 52 valleys...37 to
46 mountains.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 38 to 43 valleys...32 to 38 mountains. Highs
49 to 55 valleys...39 to 49 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 05 - 11 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-300130-
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
537 AM PDT WED OCT 29 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Chance
  of rain showers in the morning...then slight chance of rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-54 valleys and 40-50 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...60-70 percent valleys and 65-80 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...15 percent drier valleys and 5 percent drier
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Widespread fog overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...36-43.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 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...South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  southeast overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Slight
  chance of rain showers through the day.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-57 valleys and 46-55 mountains.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 4 to 8 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Friday...Cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows 40 to 45. Highs
50 to 59. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Cloudy with rain showers and high mountain snow
likely. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 47 to 52 valleys...38 to
48 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 30 to 38. Highs 44 to 50 valleys...35 to
45 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday through Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley
rain and mountain snow showers. Lows 31 to 40. Highs 46 to
54 valleys...39 to 49 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 05 - 11 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-300130-
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
537 AM PDT WED OCT 29 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming
  partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...53-60.
*    24 hr Trend...5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...50-60 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent drier.
* 20-Foot Wind...Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Widespread fog overnight. Slight
  chance of rain overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...41-46.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
  northeast 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  east overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...53-61.
* Min Humidity...60-75 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...East 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Friday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 44 to 49.
Highs 52 to 59. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 39 to
44. Highs 49 to 55. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
33 to 38. Highs 48 to 54. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 34 to 39.
Highs 48 to 55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 39 to
45. Highs 52 to 58.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 05 - 11 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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