Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
619 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014


.DISCUSSION...


LOCALLY BREEZY WINDS WILL BE FUNNELED DOWN THE OKANOGAN VALLEY
AND PURCELL TRENCH TODAY AS DRY AIR PUSHES IN FROM CANADA. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN A WARMING TREND WITH DRY CONDITIONS AND
LIGHT WINDS FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO BREAK
DOWN EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
COOLER TEMPERATURES STARTING MID WEEK AND CULMINATING IN POSSIBLE
WIDESPREAD RAIN BY FRIDAY.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-210300-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTITAS VALLEY...NACHES RIVER VALLEY...
LAKE CHELAN AREA...WENATCHEE RIVER VALLEY AREA...CHINOOK PASS...
WHITE PASS...STEVENS PASS...LAKE WENATCHEE AREA...CLE ELUM
619 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-86 VALLEYS AND 68-78 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      EAST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...52-60 VALLEYS AND 50-57 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 25 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...83-91 VALLEYS AND 73-83 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
52 TO 61. HIGHS 78 TO 88 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
50 TO 58. HIGHS 74 TO 83 VALLEYS...64 TO 74 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
50 TO 60. HIGHS 68 TO 78 VALLEYS...57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 53 TO
58 VALLEYS...46 TO 54 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 64 TO 73 VALLEYS...52 TO
62 MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO
51. HIGHS 66 TO 76 VALLEYS...56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-210300-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METHOW RIVER VALLEY...OKANOGAN VALLEY...
NESPELEM...MAZAMA...CONCONULLY...NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...
PASAYTEN WILDERNESS...KELLER...REPUBLIC...CURLEW
619 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-86 VALLEYS AND 68-78 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 15 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-56.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 55-70 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 15 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...83-90 VALLEYS AND 72-82 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
50 TO 58. HIGHS 80 TO 88 VALLEYS...69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 58. HIGHS 77 TO 85 VALLEYS...67 TO 77 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
51 TO 60. HIGHS 71 TO 81 VALLEYS...61 TO 71 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 52 TO
58 VALLEYS...46 TO 54 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 63 TO 72 VALLEYS...52 TO
62 MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO
51. HIGHS 66 TO 73 VALLEYS...56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-210300-
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...NEWPORT
619 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-84 VALLEYS AND 70-80 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 28-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...11 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-55.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      EAST 5 TO 9 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...82-88 VALLEYS AND 74-84 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 79 TO 86 VALLEYS...
71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
49 TO 57. HIGHS 78 TO 85 VALLEYS...69 TO 79 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
49 TO 56. HIGHS 80 TO 86 VALLEYS...71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 55. HIGHS 64 TO 74.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 50. HIGHS 65 TO 72 VALLEYS...
57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

WAZ673-674-210300-
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...PULLMAN
619 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...82-88.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...52-58.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...85-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 53 TO 60. HIGHS
80 TO 90. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
56 TO 61. HIGHS 78 TO 85. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 65 TO 73.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 47 TO
52. HIGHS 66 TO 72.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEP 27 - OCT 03, 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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