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
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...Cooler temperatures with gradually rising humidity
values are expected for the next several days as a cold front and
upper level trough move through the region. The best chances for a
wetting rain are expected across the Beaverhead/Deerlodge and
Bitterroot NFs with lighter showers anticipated elsewhere. Breezy
afternoon winds are also expected today, especially over the
higher terrain.

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IDZ102-103-191015-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms early in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....73-83 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 42-52 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ104-105-191015-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 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 early in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........93-100 percent valleys and 87-96 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph decreasing to variable
      less than 5 mph early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. West
winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs
65-75.

$$

MTZ106-108-191015-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms early in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds
10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 70-80.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ107-191015-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms early in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds
10-15 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs
70-80.

$$

MTZ109-191015-
Bitterroot-
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph becoming 5-15 mph in the
      late morning and afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the
  evening.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 85-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 70-80. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 70-80.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ110-111-191015-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
403 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers likely and chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 40-50 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.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Northwest winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 65-75.

$$




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