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
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017


.DISCUSSION...
A weather disturbance will move through the region today with
another stronger weather system expected Tuesday night and
Wednesday. The region will see a brief drying trend on Tuesday,
otherwise conditions will be on the cool side of normal, wet, and
unsettled through at least Thursday.

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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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WAZ676-677-250600-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Scattered rain and mountain snow showers.
  Snow level 4000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-58.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South-southeast 3 to 5 mph...becoming
  northwest 5 to 7 mph after 1600.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 1 to 2 mph in the morning shifting to the
  southeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Chance
  of rain showers in the evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...35-41.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-61.
* Min Humidity...40-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West 5 to 6 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  morning.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain showers. Lows 35 to 43. Highs 49 to
59. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain or snow showers.
Lows 33 to 41. Highs 47 to 57. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 33 to 39. Highs 50 to 60. Northwest
wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
33 to 39. Highs 53 to 63.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
36 to 43. Highs 52 to 62.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-250600-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Scattered mountain snow showers in the
  morning. Scattered valley rain showers through the day. Numerous
  mountain snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-55 valleys and 38-48 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent valleys and 65-80 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter valleys and 15 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East-southeast 2 to 5 mph...becoming
      northwest 5 to 8 mph after 1600.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 1 to 2 mph in the morning shifting to
  the east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain
  snow showers in the evening, then slight chance of mountain snow
  showers overnight. Snow level 4500 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...33-38 valleys and 28-35 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Slight chance of mountain snow
  showers in the morning. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow
  showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4500 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...50-57 valleys and 39-49 mountains.
* Min Humidity...45-60 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 4 to 8 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Valley rain and mountain snow showers likely. Lows
30 to 36. Highs 47 to 54 valleys...37 to 47 mountains. West wind
8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of mountain snow showers.
Lows 32 to 37 valleys...26 to 33 mountains. Highs 45 to
53 valleys...36 to 46 mountains. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of mountain snow
showers. Lows 32 to 37 valleys...25 to 33 mountains. Highs 48 to
56 valleys...38 to 48 mountains. Northwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley
rain and mountain snow showers. Lows 27 to 36. Highs 50 to
56 valleys...41 to 51 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-250600-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...53-60.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...40-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 1 to 2 mph in the morning shifting to the
  east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...34-39.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 0 to 5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly sunny.
  Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...55-63.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning shifting
to the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 42.
Highs 52 to 60. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 34 to 40. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest wind 3 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35 to 40. Highs 55 to 62.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
37 to 42. Highs 56 to 63.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


$$

WAZ685-687-250600-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, Pasayten Wilderness, Keller, Republic,
and Curlew
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Scattered mountain snow showers in
  the morning. Scattered valley rain showers through the day.
  Numerous mountain snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4000
  feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-59 valleys and 43-53 mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...45-55 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter valleys and 15 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 1 to 2 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and high mountain
  snow showers in the evening. Snow level 5000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...33-39 valleys and 28-36 mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 10 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 0 to 5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of
  rain and high mountain snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level
  5000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...56-61 valleys and 44-54 mountains.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent valleys and 45-60 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southwest 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...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the south in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 38 to 43 valleys...30 to 38 mountains. Highs 53 to
58 valleys...42 to 52 mountains. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 34 to 39 valleys...27 to 35 mountains. Highs
50 to 56 valleys...39 to 49 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 34 to 39 valleys...26 to 34 mountains. Highs
54 to 59 valleys...43 to 53 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley
rain and mountain snow showers. Lows 34 to 41 valleys...27 to
36 mountains. Highs 55 to 61 valleys...44 to 54 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


$$

IDZ101-WAZ686-250600-
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,
and Newport
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Scattered valley rain showers in the
  morning. Numerous mountain snow showers through the day. Numerous
  valley rain showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4500 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...52-57 valleys and 45-53 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...45-60 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of high mountain snow showers
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers through the night. Snow
  level 5000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...35-40 valleys and 32-37 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max Humidity...100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 0 to 5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers and high
  mountain snow showers in the morning...then showers likely in
  the afternoon. Snow level 5000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...52-58 valleys and 44-53 mountains.
* Min Humidity...45-60 percent valleys and 60-75 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and high mountain snow showers. Lows 34 to 40.
Highs 51 to 56 valleys...43 to 52 mountains. Southwest wind 8 to
12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with valley rain and mountain snow showers
likely. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 48 to 53 valleys...40 to
48 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 50 to 56 valleys...42 to
51 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and high mountain snow
showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 54 to 59 valleys...44 to
54 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 33 to
39. Highs 54 to 59 valleys...44 to 54 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


$$

WAZ673-674-250600-
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, and Pullman
639 AM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the morning, then
  numerous rain showers in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...53-59.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...45-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
  variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  through the night.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-43.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* 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...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...56-62.
* Min Humidity...35-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 6 to 9 mph with gusts to around 25
  mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning increasing
  to 13 to 17 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40 to 45.
Highs 54 to 60. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 52 to 62. West wind 8 to
12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
36 to 41. Highs 57 to 63.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
39 to 44. Highs 57 to 64.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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