Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Washington and North Idaho
National Weather Service Spokane WA
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017


.DISCUSSION...

General high pressure over the region will continue dry and
increasingly mild conditions through today. An breezy and rainy
cold front will arrive Tuesday with a continue wet and windy
pattern through much of the remainder of the week.

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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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WAZ676-677-170145-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...60-67.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...41-46.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......West 4 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
  overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain through the
  day.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-64.
* Min Humidity...40-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 8 to 12 mph in the morning increasing to
  23 to 27 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 36 to 41.
Highs 54 to 64. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 42 to 48.
Highs 51 to 61. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to
43. Highs 48 to 58. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 46 to 56.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 38 to 43. Highs
52 to 62.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-170145-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...59-65 valleys and 51-61 mountains.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier valleys and 20 percent drier
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming west 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance
  of rain.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...37-43.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...81-100 percent valleys and 80-90 percent
  mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 4 to 8 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Rain.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-58 valleys and 43-53 mountains.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 8 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...80 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and high mountain snow showers. Lows 29 to 37.
Highs 52 to 58 valleys...44 to 54 mountains. Southwest wind 8 to
12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain and high mountain snow. Lows 37 to 44. Highs
49 to 56 valleys...40 to 50 mountains. Southwest wind 8 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain and high mountain snow. Lows 32 to 40. Highs 47 to
54 valleys...37 to 47 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Valley rain and mountain snow likely. Lows 29 to 37.
Highs 46 to 51 valleys...38 to 46 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Rain likely. Lows 33 to 39. Highs 51 to 57 valleys...
42 to 52 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-170145-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...57-63.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 3 to 6 mph in the morning becoming
  south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...39-44.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......South 4 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  evening.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Chance of rain
  in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...56-63.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South 7 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  morning increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 8 to 12 mph in the morning increasing to
  southwest 18 to 22 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 33 to 39.
Highs 53 to 59. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 41 to 47.
Highs 53 to 61. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 43.
Highs 51 to 58. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
46 to 53.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 37 to 42. Highs
52 to 59.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-687-170145-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, Pasayten Wilderness, Keller, Republic,
and Curlew
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...58-63 valleys and 49-58 mountains.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter valleys and 5 percent drier
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming south 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance
  of rain.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...36-42.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 3 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 6 to 10 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Chance of rain
  in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...57-62 valleys and 46-56 mountains.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 7 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
      morning increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 8 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Valley rain and mountain snow. Lows 27 to 36. Highs
53 to 60 valleys...45 to 55 mountains. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain and high mountain snow likely. Lows 36 to 45.
Highs 54 to 61 valleys...44 to 54 mountains. South wind 8 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and high mountain snow showers
likely. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 51 to 57 valleys...40 to
50 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Valley rain and mountain snow likely. Lows 28 to 37.
Highs 47 to 53 valleys...38 to 47 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and high mountain snow likely.
Lows 32 to 41. Highs 53 to 59 valleys...43 to 53 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-170145-
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,
and Newport
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...58-63 valleys and 51-60 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...30-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming south 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...36-42.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent valleys and 70-80 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 3 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Rain likely in the morning, then rain
  showers likely in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...55-60 valleys and 49-58 mountains.
* Min Humidity...40-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 6 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
      morning increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 9 to 13 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 8 to 12 mph in the morning increasing to
  southwest 18 to 22 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...60 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows 32 to 40. Highs 50 to 59. South
wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 40 to 45. Highs
53 to 63. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Rain and high mountain snow showers likely.
Lows 37 to 43. Highs 49 to 54 valleys...40 to 49 mountains.
Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with valley rain and mountain snow
likely. Lows 32 to 38. Highs 47 to 52 valleys...39 to
48 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 35 to 41. Highs
52 to 57 valleys...43 to 53 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-170145-
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
Including the cities of Waterville, Wilbur, Ritzville,
and Moses Lake
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...61-66.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 3 to 6 mph in the morning becoming
  south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...39-44.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......South 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...59-66.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
  the morning increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 8 to 12 mph in the morning increasing to
  southwest 28 to 32 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 36 to 44.
Highs 59 to 66. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 44 to 49.
Highs 59 to 65. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 to 45. Highs
54 to 59. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 to 41. Highs
51 to 58.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 39 to 45. Highs
57 to 62.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ674-170145-
East Washington Palouse and Spokane Area (Zone 674)-
Including the cities of Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Pullman
506 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...62-67.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......South 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-45.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......South 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight
  chance of rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...60-66.
* Min Humidity...40-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South 8 to 12 mph with gusts to around 30 mph
  in the morning increasing to southwest 19 to 23 mph with gusts to
  around 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 8 to 12 mph in the morning increasing to
  southwest 28 to 32 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows 38 to 45. Highs 60 to 68. South
wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 44 to 49. Highs
62 to 67. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to
46. Highs 52 to 58. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 37 to 42. Highs
50 to 57.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 41 to 46. Highs
56 to 62.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for OCT 23 - 29, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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