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
239 PM MDT Wed Aug 24 2016

...Higher RH and cooler conditions into Friday...
...Drier and warmer with afternoon west winds over the weekend...

.DISCUSSION...

* Idaho: A northwest flow will keep a cooler and a more moist air
  mass over the area into Friday with relatively light winds. A
  drier and warmer westerly flow develops over the weekend.

* Montana: A northwest flow will keep a cooler and a moist air
  mass over the area into Friday with relatively light winds. A
  drier and warmer westerly flow develops over the weekend. A
  bump upward in the afternoon west winds are also expected
  Saturday and Sunday.

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IDZ102-103-252045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
139 PM PDT Wed Aug 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke. Isolated
  evening showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....38-48.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 61-71 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....38-48.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ104-105-252045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
239 PM MDT Wed Aug 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated evening showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........83-100 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....68-78 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....30-40 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 35-45 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming southwest up to 5 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 70-80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ106-108-252045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
239 PM MDT Wed Aug 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Patchy smoke. Scattered evening showers and isolated
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........79-100 percent valleys and 69-79 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke in the morning.
  Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 25-35 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ107-252045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
239 PM MDT Wed Aug 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Patchy smoke. Isolated evening rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........72-100 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph becoming southeast after
      midnight.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke in the morning.
  Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming northwest late in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
  showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 66-76 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southeast 5-10 mph becoming northeast after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming east after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming south up to 5 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. South winds
5-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 80-90.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ109-252045-
Bitterroot-
239 PM MDT Wed Aug 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Patchy smoke in the evening. Scattered evening rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........82-100 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke in the morning.
  Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent valleys and 60-70 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 75-85.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ110-111-252045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
239 PM MDT Wed Aug 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Isolated rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....33-43 valleys and 30-35 ridges.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke in the morning.
  Slight chance of rain showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 67-77 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...Less than 10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming north up to 5 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 75-85.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 75-85.

$$



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