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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
352 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Above average temperatures and drier humidities can be
expected today. A few showers and thunderstorms are possible this
afternoon mainly in the eastern portions of Idaho County. There is
agreement that showers and thunderstorms will pass overnight
tonight throughout north central Idaho with chances remaining
through Saturday. Sunday will be warmer with a shower or two.
Widespread thunderstorms still appear possible on Monday with
cooler temperatures by Tuesday and continued shower and
thunderstorm chances next week.

Montana: East winds in many of the valleys will relax this morning
with warmer temperatures for this afternoon. Showers and
thunderstorms will develop during the afternoon with less coverage
than in previous days. Showers and a few thunderstorms will pass
early in the day on Saturday with continued chances through the
afternoon. Sunday will again be warmer with only a few afternoon
storms. The threat for widespread thunderstorms remains high for
Monday afternoon, followed by cooler temperatures Tuesday, and
showers and thunderstorms each day next week.

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IDZ102-103-301000-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
252 AM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in FWZ102...and 20 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming southeast after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming south after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 70-80. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ104-105-301000-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
352 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers.
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........90-98 percent valleys and 82-92 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph becoming southeast
      5-10 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming 10-15 mph late in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2 in FWZ104...and 3 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Cloudy with rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Wednesday...Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-301000-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
352 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight
  chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph in the morning becoming
      variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms likely and chance
of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ107-301000-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
352 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph becoming south up to 5
      mph late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 72-82 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph early in the
      evening becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph...then becoming
      variable less than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Cooler. Cloudy with rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-301000-
BITTERROOT-
352 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph decreasing to variable less
      than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph becoming south 5-10 mph in the
      late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent valleys and 45-55 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)...40 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with rain showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with rain showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ110-111-301000-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
352 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
  Scattered rain showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 42-52 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph increasing to 5-15
      mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$



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