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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
259 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

...More very dry and hot conditions into July 4th...
...Increasing winds Saturday...

.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: A very dry and hot air mass will be over north central
Idaho through July 4th. This will translate into very low
afternoon humidites and some thermal belts. By July 4th,
increasing west winds aloft should shift to the surface in the
afternoon creating local breezy conditions.

Montana: A very dry and hot air mass will be over the northern
Rockies into July 4th. This will translate into very low
afternoon humidites and some thermal belts. By late Friday and July
4th, increasing west winds aloft should shift to the surface in
the afternoons creating local breezy conditions. A Canadian cold
front is expected to shift westward across the Continental Divide
and into western Montana Saturday night producing breezy
northeast winds.

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IDZ102-103-022100-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
159 PM PDT WED JUL 1 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....53-63.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming northeast up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....95-105 valleys and 85-90 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-18 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast up to 5 mph becoming southwest
      late in the morning...then becoming northwest 5-10 mph in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....53-58 valleys and 63-68 ridges.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....100-110 valleys and 85-90 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-17 percent valleys and 15-25 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest up to 5 mph increasing to 5-15 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60-70. Highs 90-100. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95. North winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Northeast winds
10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 55-65.
Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ104-105-022100-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
259 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers early
  this evening.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........88-93 percent valleys and 77-87 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph early in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph becoming east 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....88-98 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming south late in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 58-63 ridges.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph early in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming southeast late
      in the evening.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....93-103 valleys and 80-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-19 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95. Southwest
winds 15-25 mph.
.Sunday...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
50-60. Highs 70-80. Northeast winds 15-25 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ106-108-022100-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
259 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 10-15 mph early in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph...then becoming
      northeast 5-10 mph late in the night.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming north 5-10 mph
      in the late evening and early morning...then becoming east
      late in the night.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 80-90 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-18 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming north late in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph until early morning
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming south 5 mph early
      in the morning.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....95-100 valleys and 80-90 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-15 percent valleys and 12-22 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 10-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph increasing to west
      10-15 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95.
West winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. Northeast
winds 15-25 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ107-022100-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
259 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....55-60.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-15 mph early in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph...then becoming northeast 5-10
      mph late in the night.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming north up to 5
      mph after midnight...then becoming southeast 5-10 mph late in
      the night.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....95-100 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming northwest late
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Max Humidity........69-79 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming becoming
      south early in the morning.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....95-100 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-17 percent valleys and 13-23 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming west 10-15 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60-70. Highs 90-100. Southwest
winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
Northeast winds 15-25 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-022100-
BITTERROOT-
259 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 10-15 mph early in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming northeast up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 80-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East up to 5 mph becoming southwest late in
      the morning...then becoming northwest 5-10 mph in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-55 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph becoming west up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 80-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph increasing to 10-15 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. West winds
10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. North
winds 15-25 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-022100-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
259 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-52 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 50-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph early in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph becoming south up to 5
      mph early in the morning.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. West winds
10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. North winds 10-20 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$



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