Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
646 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014


.DISCUSSION...

...STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS TODAY...

BREEZY WINDS WILL LIKELY PERSIST TODAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WIND
GUSTS OF 30 MPH OR MORE WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE RIDGES AND GUSTS
IN THE 20 TO 25 MPH RANGE WILL BE POSSIBLE IN PLACES LIKE
WENATCHEE...CHELAN... VANTAGE...ELLENSBURG AND WATERVILLE. LOOK
FOR SHOWERY CONDITIONS OVER THE IDAHO PANHANDLE AND EASTERN THIRD
OF WASHINGTON. A DRYING TREND WILL ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY AND PERSIST
INTO THE WEEKEND.

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FORECASTS FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE
10 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WIND.
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WAZ676-677-680-682-010330-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTITAS VALLEY...NACHES RIVER VALLEY...
LAKE CHELAN AREA...WENATCHEE RIVER VALLEY AREA...CHINOOK PASS...
WHITE PASS...STEVENS PASS...LAKE WENATCHEE AREA...CLE ELUM
646 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-71 VALLEYS AND 47-57 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 60-75 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      30 MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 13 TO 20 MPH IN THE KITTITAS
      VALLEY. IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY...GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
      MORNING INCREASING TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-45 VALLEYS AND 33-42 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 81-100 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      30 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 11 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-69 VALLEYS AND 48-58 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON. IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY...GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 44. HIGHS 62 TO
71 VALLEYS...52 TO 62 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45 TO 54. HIGHS 70 TO 80 VALLEYS...60 TO
70 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS 45 TO 54. HIGHS 70 TO 80 VALLEYS...60 TO
70 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-010330-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METHOW RIVER VALLEY...OKANOGAN VALLEY...
NESPELEM...MAZAMA...CONCONULLY...NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...
PASAYTEN WILDERNESS...KELLER...REPUBLIC...CURLEW
646 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-72 VALLEYS AND 51-61 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT WETTER MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
      MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-42 VALLEYS AND 31-38 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 81-100 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...60-67 VALLEYS AND 48-58 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
  TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 33 TO 42.
HIGHS 60 TO 68 VALLEYS...50 TO 60 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 66 TO 76 VALLEYS...58 TO
68 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 51. HIGHS 70 TO 77 VALLEYS...
60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
44 TO 52. HIGHS 70 TO 77 VALLEYS...60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-010330-
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. MARIES...RATHDRUM PRAIRIE...
SILVER VALLEY...BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST LAKE...DEER PARK...
COLVILLE...NEWPORT
646 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-67 VALLEYS AND 49-59 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 55-70 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...34-40.
*    24 HR TREND...8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-65 VALLEYS AND 49-59 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 45-60 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 42. HIGHS 60 TO
67 VALLEYS...50 TO 60 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 45. HIGHS 65 TO 71 VALLEYS...
56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 44 TO 51. HIGHS 69 TO 76 VALLEYS...60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS.
SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 50. HIGHS 67 TO 75 VALLEYS...
58 TO 68 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
42 TO 51. HIGHS 69 TO 76 VALLEYS...60 TO 70 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-010330-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERVILLE...WILBUR...RITZVILLE...
MOSES LAKE
646 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-71.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-45.
*    24 HR TREND...9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
  EVENING DECREASING TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 45. HIGHS 62 TO 68. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 69 TO 76. SOUTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 74 TO 80.
SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 73 TO 79.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 74 TO 80.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ674-010330-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...PULLMAN
646 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  MORNING INCREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-43.
*    24 HR TREND...8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 18 TO 22 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
  8 TO 12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 63 TO 69.
SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 52. HIGHS
70 TO 80. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS
72 TO 82.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 07 - 13 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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