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
333 AM MDT Sun Jul 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING for Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...East Beaverhead...

.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Warm, dry and breezy conditions are expected today with gusts
between 20 and 30 mph at exposed areas and ridge-tops. After a
warm and dry but less breezy day on Monday, a strong dry cold
front is expected Tuesday. The stronger winds will be found across
the higher terrain towards the Idaho and Montana border.
Humidities will be relatively higher Wednesday then a warming and
drying trend is expected by the end of the week.

Montana: A red flag warning exists across fire weather zones 110
and 111 (Beaverhead/Deerlodge Forests) today due to low relative
humidity and gusty winds. Critical fire weather conditions may
also occur across eastern portions of fire weather zone 108 (Lolo
National Forest) this afternoon. Another strong dry cold front is
expected to push through on Tuesday with the best combination of
wind and dry humidity being found across the Beaverhead/DeerLodge
Forests. By Wednesday there will be cooler temperatures with
relatively higher humidity levels across northwest Montana, but
continued dry across southwest Montana. A warming trend back to
seasonable temperatures is expected by the end of the week.


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IDZ102-103-010945-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
233 AM PDT Sun Jul 31 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent valleys and 45-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-18 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Not as warm. Clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Northwest winds
10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. West winds
15-25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ104-105-010945-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
333 AM MDT Sun Jul 31 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 25-35 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ106-108-010945-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
333 AM MDT Sun Jul 31 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-17 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. West
winds 15-25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ107-010945-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
333 AM MDT Sun Jul 31 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-17 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 45-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-19 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80.
Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-010945-
Bitterroot-
333 AM MDT Sun Jul 31 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-14 percent valleys and 11-21 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-16 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph increasing to west
      10-15 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West
winds 15-25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Northwest winds
5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-010945-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
333 AM MDT Sun Jul 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-18 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* LAL.................1 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 2 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........72-82 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming west 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-14 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph increasing to west
      10-15 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. West
winds 20-30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Northwest winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$



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