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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Idaho
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

* Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 475
and 476)...

A dry westerly flow pattern across the area today. This will be
interrupted Tuesday night and early Wednesday by a disturbance
crossing northern Idaho and a slight chance of showers north of
about Shoup.

* East Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 410...411
and 413)...

Increasing high pressure will bring warmer and drier conditions
both today and Tuesday. West to southwest surface winds 5 to 10
mph are expected today, increasing to 10 to 15 mph on Tuesday.

* South Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones
422...425 and 427)...

Temperatures will be about 5 degrees warmer today and another 4
degrees warmer Tuesday under increasing high pressure.

IDZ475-162230-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....50-57.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......25-33 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 6.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......4250-5250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....27-33.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Max Humidity.......69-77 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....52-59.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......25-33 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5750-6750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 51 to
58. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 51 to 58.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Chance of rain and snow likely. Lows 31 to 38. Highs
46 to 53. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs around 40.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows around
30. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

IDZ476-162230-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....50-57.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......23-31 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......4250-5250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....Around 30.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Max Humidity.......68-76 percent valleys and 63-71 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......100-1100 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....56-63 valleys and 49-56 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......23-31 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
*                          increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5750-6750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 51 to 58.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 52 to 59. South
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Breezy, cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 32 to 39.
Highs 47 to 54. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

IDZ422-162230-
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....51-58.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......23-31 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 6 to 11 mph shifting to the
*                          south 4 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 3 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in the
*                          morning.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......2000-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....28-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Max Humidity.......60-68 percent valleys and 56-64 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......100-600 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....56-63 valleys and 49-56 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......23-31 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 3 to 6 mph shifting to the south
*                          5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......3000-4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 36. Highs 52 to 59. West
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 53 to 60. South
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Chance of rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to 39. Highs
47 to 54. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and slight chance
of rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

IDZ425-162230-
Middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls BLM north of the Snake River-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....58-64.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Min Humidity.......18-24 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 4 to 9 mph with gusts to
  around 20 mph shifting to the southeast 3 to 6 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......2250-3250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....Around 34.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Max Humidity.......68-76 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
  northeast 3 to 5 mph after midnight.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....62-69.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......17-23 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
  south 5 to 8 mph with gusts to around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......3250-4250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 62 to 69.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 64 to 71. East
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs 59 to 66. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

IDZ427-162230-
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....58-65.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Min Humidity.......15-21 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 5 to 8 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the morning.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph in the morning becoming
  light.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....33-40.
    24 hr trend......Up 7.
* Max Humidity.......59-67 percent valleys and 50-58 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....63-70.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......13-21 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 34 to 41. Highs 62 to 69. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 62 to 69. South winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 38 to 45. Highs
56 to 63. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

IDZ410-162230-
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....52-59.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Min Humidity.......25-33 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph with gusts to
  around 15 mph shifting to the south 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......1750-2750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....Around 30.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Max Humidity.......71-79 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........South winds 3 to 6 mph shifting to the east 3
  to 5 mph after midnight.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......200-700 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....56-63.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......23-31 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph shifting to the
  south 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......2250-3250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 56 to 63.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 59 to 66.
Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 36 to 41. Highs
56 to 63. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

IDZ411-162230-
Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....47-54.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......27-35 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 3 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 4 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in
*                          the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......1750-2750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....26-31.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......74-82 percent valleys and 66-74 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 4 to 7 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......500-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....50-57.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......22-28 percent valleys and 25-33 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 4 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          increasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......3000-4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
49 to 56. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 52 to 59. South
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Breezy, cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs 49 to 56. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

IDZ413-162230-
Caribou Range/Caribou NF-
328 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....54-61.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......18-26 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 4 to 7 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the morning.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......1750-2750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....28-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Max Humidity.......66-74 percent valleys and 56-64 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 3 to 6 mph shifting to the southeast
*                          3 to 5 mph after midnight.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 4 to 7 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......100-600 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....57-64.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......16-23 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 5 mph shifting to the south
*                          5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 6 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
*                          the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 57 to 64. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 59 to 66. South winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 to 41. Highs
55 to 62. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of snow and slight
chance of rain. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
40s.

$$


.OUTLOOK for Monday October 23rd through Sunday October
29th...Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.


$$



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