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
409 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016


.DISCUSSION...

The ridge of high pressure centered to our east will continue to
influence fire weather conditions for a few more days. Afternoon
RHs will be lowest on Thursday and Friday, with thermal belts on
mid-slopes and ridges overnight. Additionally, southwest flow
aloft brings chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms
Thursday and Friday afternoon. A cold front with relatively benign
winds will move through on Saturday, bringing a wetting rain to
many locations. Sunday through the middle of next week, unsettled
and cool weather under a large scale trough is forecast.


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IDZ102-103-291015-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
309 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 69-79 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph early in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph becoming south 5-10
      mph in the late evening and overnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. South winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. Southwest
winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ104-105-291015-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
409 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 42-52 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph decreasing to upslope/upvalley
      4-8 mph late in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-20 mph becoming southeast 5-10 mph
      late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........90-96 percent valleys and 78-88 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. South winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. South winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
45-55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ106-108-291015-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
409 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph decreasing to upslope/upvalley
      4-8 mph late in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. South winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. South winds
5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
50-60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ107-291015-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
409 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 10-20 mph decreasing to up to 5
      mph late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent valleys and 69-79 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. South winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 60-70. South winds
5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
50-60.

$$

MTZ109-291015-
Bitterroot-
409 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 57-67 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........14-24 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. South winds 5-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. South winds
5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.
West winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ110-111-291015-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
409 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. South winds 5-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. South winds 10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow. Lows 35-45.
Highs 45-55.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 30-40. Highs
45-55.

$$



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