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
252 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014


.DISCUSSION...

A PAIR OF WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS TO THE
REGION TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. A WET COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL
OVER NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT BRINGING INCREASED CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN ESPECIALLY IN
THE CASCADES. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT EAST INTO EASTERN
WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO THURSDAY OR THURSDAY NIGHT. FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY INCREASES FOR NEXT WEEKEND WITH THE WEATHER PATTERN
FAVORING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS PRIMARILY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-231415-
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
252 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  NIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-61 VALLEYS AND 49-58 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...68-78 VALLEYS AND 58-68 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-59 VALLEYS AND 46-55 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...71-90 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
  RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-73 VALLEYS AND 54-64 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...60 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 50 TO 56 VALLEYS...43 TO
51 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 64 TO 72 VALLEYS...54 TO 64 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 48.
HIGHS 65 TO 75 VALLEYS...54 TO 64 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
41 TO 50. HIGHS 69 TO 77 VALLEYS...56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
43 TO 52. HIGHS 69 TO 78 VALLEYS...57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 68 TO 76 VALLEYS...55 TO 65 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 30 - OCT 06, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-231415-
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
252 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  NIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...55-61 VALLEYS AND 49-59 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 75-90 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 25 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-77 VALLEYS AND 59-69 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-50 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-60 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 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....SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...EXCEPT RAIN LIKELY NEAR
  THE CASCADE CREST.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...55-60 VALLEYS AND 48-55 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 4 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
  3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT...EXCEPT 60 PERCENT NEAR THE
  CASCADE CREST.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...68-75 VALLEYS AND 58-68 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...70 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45 TO
55. HIGHS 66 TO 74 VALLEYS...56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 48.
HIGHS 66 TO 74 VALLEYS...56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
39 TO 49. HIGHS 71 TO 78 VALLEYS...59 TO 69 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 68 TO 77 VALLEYS...57 TO
67 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 30 - OCT 06, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-231415-
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
252 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
  OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-59.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 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 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...72-78 VALLEYS AND 66-76 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...51-56.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...72-80 VALLEYS AND 68-78 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 67 TO 76 VALLEYS...61 TO
71 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 49. HIGHS 67 TO 75 VALLEYS...58 TO
68 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 30 - OCT 06, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

WAZ673-674-231415-
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
252 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
  OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...58-63.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT WETTER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-81.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTH
  5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...5 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN ZONE 673.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...55-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  EAST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN MAINLY ZONE 673.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTH 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 PERCENT ZONE 673...10 PERCENT ZONE 674.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 50 TO
55. HIGHS 69 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45 TO 52. HIGHS 69 TO 77. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 71 TO 77.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
47 TO 52. HIGHS 70 TO 76.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 30 - OCT 06, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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