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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
624 AM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014


.DISCUSSION...


WINDS WILL BE BREEZY AND GUSTY OVER THE BASIN DISTRICTS AND
CASCADE GAPS TODAY...DIMINISHING TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND AND RESULT IN A WARMING TREND WITH DRY
CONDITIONS AND LIGHT WINDS. THE RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO BREAK DOWN
EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR RAIN BY MID WEEK.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-200215-
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
624 AM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...72-82 VALLEYS AND 61-71 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 11
      TO 15 MPH IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
      MORNING INCREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE
      KITTITAS VALLEY...GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-54 VALLEYS AND 43-51 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 10
      TO 15 MPH IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
      EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...77-86 VALLEYS AND 67-77 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      EAST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 57. HIGHS 80 TO 88 VALLEYS...70 TO
80 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
53 TO 60. HIGHS 79 TO 88 VALLEYS...68 TO 78 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
50 TO 58. HIGHS 75 TO 84 VALLEYS...64 TO 74 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 62 TO 72 VALLEYS...51 TO 61 MOUNTAINS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 47 TO
55 VALLEYS...42 TO 50 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 64 TO 74 VALLEYS...53 TO
63 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 26 - OCT 02, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-200215-
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
624 AM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-82 VALLEYS AND 62-72 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED 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...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-53 VALLEYS AND 42-49 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...71-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-86 VALLEYS AND 68-78 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 55. HIGHS 81 TO 88 VALLEYS...70 TO
80 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 59. HIGHS 80 TO 88 VALLEYS...69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 58. HIGHS 77 TO 85 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 60. HIGHS 68 TO 78 VALLEYS...58 TO 68 MOUNTAINS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 48 TO
56 VALLEYS...42 TO 52 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 64 TO 72 VALLEYS...53 TO
63 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 26 - OCT 02, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-200215-
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
624 AM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-80 VALLEYS AND 62-72 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-50 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...77-84 VALLEYS AND 69-79 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 27-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 53. HIGHS 80 TO 86 VALLEYS...71 TO
81 MOUNTAINS. NORTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 79 TO 87 VALLEYS...
71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 58. HIGHS 78 TO 85 VALLEYS...
69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
49 TO 56. HIGHS 76 TO 82 VALLEYS...66 TO 76 MOUNTAINS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45 TO
53. HIGHS 66 TO 72 VALLEYS...57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 26 - OCT 02, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-200215-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERVILLE...WILBUR...RITZVILLE...
MOSES LAKE...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...PULLMAN
624 AM PDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...76-82.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...48-54.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH
  IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...81-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 84 TO 89. NORTHEAST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 60. HIGHS 83 TO 88. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 81 TO 86. SOUTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 56 TO
61. HIGHS 74 TO 82.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 48 TO
55. HIGHS 67 TO 74.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 26 - OCT 02, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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