Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL CROSS EAST IDAHO TODAY. SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN THE SNAKE
PLAIN AND EAST. AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BEGIN TO BUILD INTO THE REGION
TONIGHT AND LAST INTO NEXT WEEK. THE TREND WILL BE TOWARD WARMER
AND DRIER CONDITIONS.

NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS...AFTERNOON FIRE WEATHER PLANNING
FORECASTS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2014
FIRE SEASON. MORNING FORECASTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF
THE SEASON.


IDZ475-476-012330-
EAST SALMON RIVER MOUNTAINS/SALMON NF-
LEMHI AND LOST RIVER RANGE/CHALLIS NF-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-56 VALLEYS AND 41-48 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 2.
* MIN HUMIDITY...34-42 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-48 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 23.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
    MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000-8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...25-35.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY...77-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 10.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 8 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 9 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...100-1100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-59 VALLEYS AND 45-52 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 4.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 7.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH BECOMING
    NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 7 TO 12 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000-7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 53 TO 60. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 43. HIGHS
58 TO 65. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS 59 TO 66.

$$

IDZ422-012330-
SAWTOOTH RANGE/NORTHERN SAWTOOTH NF-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-57 VALLEYS AND 42-49 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-38 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-43 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 14.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
    SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
    MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500-7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...25-32.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY...77-87 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 10.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 9 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...400-1400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-62 VALLEYS AND 47-54 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 5.
* MIN HUMIDITY...22-29 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 26-34 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 8.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
    SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4250-5250 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 38. HIGHS 54 TO 61. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 45. HIGHS 59 TO 66.
NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 44. HIGHS 59 TO 66.

$$

IDZ425-012330-
MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/TWIN FALLS BLM-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-59.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-43 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 7.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7250-8250 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND
  15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR. PATCHY FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-38.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 4.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 2.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
  MPH IN THE EVENING.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...500-1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FROST IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-65.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 6.
* MIN HUMIDITY...27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 13.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500-5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 61 TO 68. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
64 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS 68 TO
73.

$$

IDZ410-012330-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-58.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 18.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.
* LAL...1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500-8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR. PATCHY FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...31-34.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 6.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-92 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 25 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...0-1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FROST IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-61.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 4.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 9.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5250-6250 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS 57 TO 64.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 62 TO 69.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS 63 TO 70. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS 63 TO 70.

$$

IDZ411-012330-
CENTENNIAL MOUNTAINS AND SNAKE RIVER RANGE/TARGHEE NF-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...AROUND 51 VALLEYS AND 42-49 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 4.
* MIN HUMIDITY...47-55 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 52-60 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 26.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 6
    TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.
* LAL...1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000-7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...26-32.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 3.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 7.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 7 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 8 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...300-1300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-56 VALLEYS AND 46-53 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 3.
* MIN HUMIDITY...36-44 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 41-49 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 10.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
    MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4750-5750 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS 48 TO 55.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS
53 TO 60. WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS 55 TO 62.

$$

IDZ427-012330-
GOOSE CREEK AND RAFT RIVER VALLEY/SOUTHERN SAWTOOTH NF-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. ISOLATED RAIN
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-57 VALLEYS AND 46-53 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 2.
* MIN HUMIDITY...39-47 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 45-53 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 14.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
    MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
    MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5500-6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...32-38.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 2.
* MAX HUMIDITY...78-86 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 74-82 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 11.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
    THE EVENING.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
    EVENING.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...800-1800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-65 VALLEYS AND 54-61 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 8.
* MIN HUMIDITY...23-28 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 24-32 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 18.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 7 TO 12 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500-5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...WARMER...CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS 60 TO 67. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
65 TO 72. WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
66 TO 73.

$$

IDZ413-012330-
CARIBOU RANGE/CARIBOU NF-
424 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-57 VALLEYS AND 42-49 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...47-55 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 56-64 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 14.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...20 PERCENT.
* LAL...1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6250-7250 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...26-35.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 4.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 5.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...WEST 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
    EVENING.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...300-1300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-62 VALLEYS AND 48-55 RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...UP 6.
* MIN HUMIDITY...33-41 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-48 PERCENT RIDGES.
*    24 HR TREND...DOWN 16.
* 20FT/10MIN AVG WIND...
*   VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGES/UPR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
    MPH.
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.
* LAL...1.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000-5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
  AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 38. HIGHS 56 TO 63.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 44. HIGHS 60 TO 67.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 46. HIGHS 61 TO 68.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 46. HIGHS 61 TO 68.

$$


.OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8 THROUGH TUESDAY OCTOBER 14...
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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