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
255 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014


.DISCUSSION...

...WINDY CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
DUE TO A COLD FRONT PASSAGE. THE COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY
NIGHT...WITH THE BEST CHANCES ACROSS THE NORTHERN DISTRICTS BY
WEDNESDAY. THE THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
MORE BY WEDNESDAY ACROSS NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND IN THE IDAHO
PANHANDLE...WITH WETTING RAINS LIKELY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN BUILD IN FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK PROMOTING A
WARMING AND DRYING TREND.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-021330-
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
255 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...49-57 valleys and 43-50 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent valleys and 81-100 percent
  mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent wetter valleys and unchanged mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around
      25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 8 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather...Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon...
  otherwise mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-79 valleys and 56-66 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...30-45 percent valleys and 45-60 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...5 percent wetter valleys and unchanged mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 7 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20
      mph in the morning increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
      In the kittitas valley...gusts up to 40 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 9 to 13 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
  evening. slight chance of rain showers overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...46-54 valleys and 38-48 mountains.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent valleys and 81-100 percent
  mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 13 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
      in the evening decreasing to 25 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 20 to 25 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...65-75 valleys and 53-63 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-40 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around
      20 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Thursday through Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs
73 to 83 valleys...65 to 75 mountains. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 78 to 86 valleys...68 to
78 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 49 to
59. Highs 77 to 86 valleys...67 to 77 mountains.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
51 to 59 valleys...46 to 53 mountains. Highs 72 to 81 valleys...
61 to 71 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for SEP 09 - 15 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-685-687-021330-
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
255 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...49-56 valleys and 42-50 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...80-90 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 5 to 6 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
      overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-81 valleys and 59-69 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent valleys and 35-50 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...5 percent wetter.
* 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....Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting
      to the southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 8 to 12 mph in the morning shifting
  to the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. chance of rain showers through the night.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...48-53 valleys and 41-51 mountains.
* Max Humidity...70-80 percent valleys and 75-90 percent mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 10 to 14 mph with gusts to around
      30 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 12 to 16 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...66-73 valleys and 52-62 mountains.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 7 to 11 mph with gusts to around
      25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 10 to 14 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 73 to 80 valleys...
62 to 72 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 53 valleys...40 to
47 mountains. Highs 76 to 83 valleys...65 to 75 mountains. West
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 79 to 86 valleys...68 to
78 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
47 to 57. Highs 78 to 85 valleys...66 to 76 mountains.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
52 to 58 valleys...46 to 53 mountains. Highs 74 to 81 valleys...
61 to 71 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for SEP 09 - 15 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-021330-
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
255 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...44-51.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...81-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 4 to 8 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 3 to 6 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-77 valleys and 61-71 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...27-40 percent valleys and 35-50 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged valleys and 5 percent drier mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 3 to 6 mph in the morning
      becoming southwest 6 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      southwest 7 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers becoming likely
  overnight. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...44-52 valleys and 41-50 mountains.
* Max Humidity...81-100 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 6 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
      evening.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 7 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 18 to 22 mph in the evening
  decreasing to 8 to 12 mph overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. A slight chance
  of thunderstorms.
* LAL....2.
* Max Temperature...63-71 valleys and 54-64 mountains.
* Min Humidity...40-55 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 6 to 10 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...65 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
36 to 43. Highs 71 to 77 valleys...61 to 71 mountains. East wind
3 to 7 mph.
.Friday through Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs
75 to 83 valleys...67 to 77 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 54. Highs 75 to 82 valleys...
66 to 76 mountains.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
45 to 54. Highs 72 to 78 valleys...62 to 72 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for SEP 09 - 15 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


$$

WAZ673-021330-
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
Including the cities of...Waterville...Wilbur...Ritzville...
Moses Lake
255 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...51-57.
*    24 hr Trend...4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...70-80 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...Southwest 5 to 7 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...75-82.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...1 percent wetter.
* 20-Foot Wind...Variable 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 8 to 12 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning increasing
  to 13 to 17 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
  chance of thunderstorms overnight.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...49-54.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...West 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the
  evening decreasing to 25 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 20 to 25 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-76.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...Northwest 6 to 10 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Thursday through Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 54. Highs
74 to 83. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Clear. Lows 52 to 57. Highs 81 to 86. Northeast wind
3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 59. Highs 81 to 86.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
54 to 59. Highs 76 to 81.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for SEP 09 - 15 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ674-021330-
East Washington Palouse and Spokane Area (Zone 674)-
Including the cities of...Spokane...Cheney...Davenport...Pullman
255 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...47-53.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...Southwest 4 to 8 mph with gusts to around 20 mph
  in the evening becoming variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph in the evening becoming south
  3 to 7 mph overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...75-82.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...2 percent drier.
* 20-Foot Wind...Variable 4 to 8 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight
  chance of rain showers in the evening. chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms overnight.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...47-52.
* Max Humidity...80-90 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-Foot Wind...West 11 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
  evening.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 18 to 22 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-75.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...West 8 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...15 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Thursday through Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 51. Highs
74 to 84. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Saturday...Clear. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 81 to 87. Northeast wind
3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 55. Highs 79 to 86.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
49 to 55. Highs 75 to 81.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for SEP 09 - 15 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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