Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Washington and North Idaho
National Weather Service Spokane WA
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

 ...Elevated thunderstorms tonight...followed by gusty winds and
low relative humidity on Thursday...

.DISCUSSION...
A weather disturbance will swing northeast tgrough the
forecastarea tonight. This will bring a chance for thunderstorms
for the eastern third of Washington and north Idaho tonight into
early Thursday morning. Breezy conditions will developthrough the
day behind the exiting cold front. A return to a dry and warm
weather pattern is expected Friday through the weekend.

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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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WAZ676-677-201330-
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
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

...Gusty Winds and Low Relative Humidity from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening...

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...54-64.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 8 to 12 mph with gusts to around 30
  mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...72-82.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...24-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
  30 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 18 to 22 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...51-59.
* Max Humidity...65-75 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in
  the evening decreasing to 30 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...75-85.
* Min Humidity...24-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
  morning.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 64. Highs 84 to 93. West
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 59 to 67. Highs 85 to 95. Northwest wind
3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 66. Highs 82 to 92. Northwest
wind 8 to 12 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs
81 to 91.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 27 - AUG 02, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-201330-
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
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...50-57 valleys and 46-55 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max Humidity...75-85 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 25
      mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 7 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Isolated rain showers in the morning. Then mostly
  sunnny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-77 valleys and 59-69 mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent valleys and 40-55 percent
  mountains.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 8 to 12 mph with gusts to around
      25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
      around 25 mph.

* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...47-54 valleys and 44-51 mountains.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 8 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
      the evening decreasing to 20 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 9 to 13 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-81 valleys and 62-72 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-40 percent valleys and 35-50 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 8 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs
81 to 91 valleys...73 to 83 mountains. Northwest wind 7 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 57. Highs
77 to 86 valleys...69 to 79 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 27 - AUG 02, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-201330-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...57-64.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...45-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......South 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 20 mph
  in the evening shifting to the west 8 to 10 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 13 to 17 mph in the evening shifting to
  the northwest overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...77-84.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 4 to 8 mph in the morning shifting
  to the southwest 10 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20
  mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...51-59.
* Max Humidity...55-65 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 8 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
  the evening decreasing to 20 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...77-85.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning shifting
  to the southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph in the morning shifting
  to the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Highs
86 to 96. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 64. Highs 85 to 92.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 56 to 63. Highs 82 to 89.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 27 - AUG 02, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-687-201330-
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
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke overnight. Isolated
  showers and thunderstorms overnight.
* LAL....3.
* Min Temperature...51-60.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 20 mph
      in the evening becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph
      overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 6 to 10 mph shifting to the
      west overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 13 to 17 mph in the evening shifting to
  the west overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* LAL....2.
* Max Temperature...78-84 valleys and 67-77 mountains.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent valleys and 25-35 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 6 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 8 to 10 mph in the morning
      shifting to the southwest 6 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...49-56 valleys and 46-54 mountains.
* Max Humidity...60-75 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 8 to 12 mph with gusts to around 30 mph
      in the evening shifting to the northwest 4 to 8 mph with
      gusts to around 20 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-85 valleys and 68-78 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
      the southwest in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning
      shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph in the morning shifting
  to the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 58. Highs 86 to
91 valleys...75 to 85 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 86 to
94 valleys...77 to 87 mountains. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 60. Highs 85 to 90 valleys...
74 to 84 mountains.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 51 to 59. Highs 82 to 89 valleys...72 to
82 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 27 - AUG 02, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-201330-
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
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
  overnight.
* LAL....3.
* Min Temperature...52-59.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 10 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in
  the morning.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...79-84 valleys and 73-80 mountains.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 6 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...47-54.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent valleys and 65-80 percent mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 7 to 11 mph with gusts to around
      30 mph in the evening becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 7
      mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-85 valleys and 72-80 mountains.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs
85 to 94 valleys...78 to 88 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 52 to 59. Highs 85 to 90 valleys...76 to
85 mountains.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 51 to 58. Highs 83 to 88 valleys...75 to
83 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 27 - AUG 02, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-201330-
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
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

...Gusty Winds and Low Relative Humidity from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening...

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Clear then becoming partly cloudy. Isolated showers
  and thunderstorms overnight.
* LAL....3.
* Min Temperature...57-62.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 20
  mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-86.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 8 to 12 mph with gusts to around 30
  mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...52-58.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......West 9 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the
  evening decreasing to 25 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 18 to 22 mph in the evening decreasing to
  8 to 12 mph overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-86.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 61. Highs 87 to 93.
Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 58 to 65. Highs 91 to 97. Southwest wind
3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 64. Highs 88 to 94. West wind
8 to 12 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 63. Highs
85 to 91.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 27 - AUG 02, 2017

Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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