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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
350 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: A few showers will be possible in the Clearwater N.F.
today, with shower and thunderstorm chances increasing area wide
for Sunday and Monday. It will also be breezy through Monday,
mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. High pressure
ridging beginning on Tuesday and continuing through next weekend
will lead to much warmer and drier conditions, along with thermal
belt development.

Montana: Scattered showers are expected across Northwest Montana
today with isolated activity elsewhere. Shower and thunderstorm
chances will increase for Sunday and Monday. It will also be
breezy through Monday, mainly during the afternoon and evening
hours. High pressure ridging beginning on Tuesday and continuing
through next weekend will lead to much warmer and drier
conditions, along with thermal belt development.


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IDZ102-103-291000-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
250 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....33-43.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming southwest 5-10
      mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. North winds
10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ104-105-291000-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
350 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers. Snow level 5500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........89-95 percent valleys and 82-92 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph becoming southwest 5-15 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. North winds 10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ106-108-291000-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
350 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and snow showers. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph becoming southwest 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 10-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Northwest winds 15-25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ107-291000-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
350 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and snow showers. Snow level 5500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph becoming south 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 10-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Memorial Day...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. North winds 10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ109-291000-
Bitterroot-
350 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and snow showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
  afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming southwest 5-10
      mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Memorial Day...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds
15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Northwest winds 15-25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ110-111-291000-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
350 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and
  slight chance of rain showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 10-20 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph becoming southwest 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 2 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....63-73 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 10-20 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 2 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Memorial Day...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds
15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Northwest winds 15-25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. East winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$



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