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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Idaho
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

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

Weak disturbances will cross the Idaho Panhandle both today and
Wednesday with isolated showers remaining north of the Salmon-
Challis Forest. Breezy ridge top winds gusting to 30 mph this
afternoon over the Lemhi and Bitterroot Ranges, increase to around
35 mph on Wednesday.

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

Two minor disturbances crossing the Panhandle, one today and the
other on Wednesday will contribute to moderate gusty winds of 20
to 25 mph in the Snake Plain. Temperatures will warm to about 10
degrees above normal by Wednesday.


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

Warm and dry under weak high pressure ridge today and Wednesday.
Wind gusts to around 25 mph on the ridge tops of the Sawtooth this
afternoon. Wind gusts to 25 mph for Craters of the Moon National
Monument on Wednesday.


IDZ475-172300-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....53-60.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......23-31 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....29-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Max Humidity.......77-85 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 12.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
*                          decreasing to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......0-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....51-58.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* Min Humidity.......36-44 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 13.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph with
*                          gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 37. Highs 53 to 60.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Snow likely and chance of rain. Lows 30 to 37. Highs
45 to 52. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 to 27.
Highs 35 to 42. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
40s.

$$

IDZ476-172300-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....53-60.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......20-28 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....Around 32.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Max Humidity.......72-80 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 7.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
*                          decreasing to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......4.
* Mixing Height......0-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....55-62 valleys and 48-55 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......30-38 percent valleys and 34-42 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 11.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
*                          increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
52 to 59. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Snow likely and chance of rain. Lows 30 to 37.
Highs 46 to 53. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 19 to 26. Highs
38 to 45. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

IDZ422-172300-
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....57-64 valleys and 50-57 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......21-29 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 5 to 8 mph shifting to the south
*                          5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 9 to 14 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......2250-3250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....29-36.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Max Humidity.......68-76 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......0-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....56-63 valleys and 48-55 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......29-37 percent valleys and 34-42 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 10.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 5 to 8 mph shifting to the southwest
*                          7 to 12 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 9 to 14 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......4250-5250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph increasing to southwest
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 38. Highs 53 to 60.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Snow likely and chance of rain. Lows 31 to 38. Highs
45 to 52. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 18 to 25. Highs
38 to 45. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows around 30.
Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

IDZ425-172300-
Middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls BLM north of the Snake River-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....63-70.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......16-21 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 4 to 7 mph shifting to the
  southeast 4 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......4750-5750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....34-39.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Max Humidity.......67-75 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph with gusts to
  around 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......0-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....63-70.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......20-27 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 64 to 71. East
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40.
Highs 57 to 64. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs 47 to 53. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

IDZ427-172300-
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....63-70.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......12-20 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....36-43.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Max Humidity.......58-66 percent valleys and 52-60 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......0-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....63-70.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......14-21 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 5 to 8 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......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 44. Highs 64 to 71. South
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 36 to 43.
Highs 54 to 61. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows 26 to 32. Highs 44 to 51. West winds 10 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

IDZ410-172300-
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....57-64.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......20-28 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........Northeast winds 3 to 6 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.......5.
* Mixing Height......2000-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....31-37.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Max Humidity.......73-81 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to
  around 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......0-500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....57-64.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......24-32 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......4500-5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 58 to 65. South
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 to 41.
Highs 55 to 62. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 45 to 52. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

IDZ411-172300-
Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....50-57.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......19-25 percent valleys and 22-30 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 4 mph shifting to the south
*                          8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature....29-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Max Humidity.......78-86 percent valleys and 69-77 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......0-1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....49-56.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......26-34 percent valleys and 32-40 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 10.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 4 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 3 to 6 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph shifting to the southwest 11 to 16
*                          mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the
*                          afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......4000-5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 51 to 58. South
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 32 to 38. Highs
48 to 55. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows 21 to
26. Highs 40 to 47. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

IDZ413-172300-
Caribou Range/Caribou NF-
347 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....59-66.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......15-21 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast 3 to 5 mph shifting to the south
*                          7 to 12 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....South 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
*                          the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......2000-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....32-39.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Max Humidity.......68-76 percent valleys and 60-68 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......5.
* Mixing Height......0-500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....58-65.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......18-26 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 6 to 11 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......4000-5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 39. Highs 58 to 65. South
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 34 to 41. Highs
54 to 61. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around
30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
24 to 30. Highs 45 to 52. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs around 50.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$


.OUTLOOK for Tuesday October 24th through Monday October
30th...Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.


$$


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