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
429 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Building high pressure will help to warm temperatures and
lower RH values today, and will continue this trend for the next
several days. Given that the ridge is expected to remain somewhat
flat until Friday, expect the warmest temps of the week (and
consequently, the lowest humidity) to occur on Friday. Generally
light terrain-driven winds are expected during this time.

Montana: Building high pressure will help to warm temperatures and
lower RH values today, and will continue this trend for the next
several days. Given that the ridge is expected to remain somewhat
flat until Friday, expect the warmest temps of the week (and
consequently, the lowest humidity) to occur on Friday. That being
said, temperatures will warm by about 5 to 10 degrees each day
until then...quite a change from past days. Expect breezy west
winds along the Continental Divide this afternoon, with
intermittent, locally stronger gusts.

/Allegretto


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IDZ102-103-301030-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
329 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph becoming west 5-10 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....48-58.
* Max Humidity........69-79 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming south up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....95-105 valleys and 80-90 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-18 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.

$$

MTZ104-105-301030-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
429 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 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........81-91 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-17 percent valleys and 13-23 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ106-108-301030-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
429 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-18 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 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 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 78-88 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-18 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ107-301030-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
429 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 17-27 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........72-82 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-95 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-19 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 95-105. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-301030-
BITTERROOT-
429 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming southwest up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-19 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-301030-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
429 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-19 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$



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