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
305 PM PDT FRI JUL 11 2014


.DISCUSSION...

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA INTO THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK...EXCEPT FOR A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT WILL BRIEFLY
TRACK THROUGH THE RIDGE ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM OVER THE WEEKEND
IN THE CASCADES. THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY
NIGHT IN THE CASCADES AND THEN ACROSS EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH
IDAHO ON MONDAY.


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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-121430-
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
305 PM PDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-67.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT...EXCEPT 30-45 MID SLOPES AND RIDGE
  TOPS AWAY FROM THE CASCADE CREST.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-101 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...60-70 VALLEYS AND 56-66 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...95-104 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 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 THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
61 TO 71 VALLEYS...56 TO 66 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 94 TO 102 VALLEYS...
81 TO 91 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 63 TO 73 VALLEYS...58 TO
68 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 96 TO 103 VALLEYS...83 TO 93 MOUNTAINS.
NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 69. HIGHS 96 TO 104 VALLEYS...
85 TO 95 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 68 VALLEYS...53 TO
63 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 86 TO 96 VALLEYS...73 TO 83 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 19 - 25 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-121430-
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
305 PM PDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-67 VALLEYS AND 55-64 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...30-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...95-102 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 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...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...60-67 VALLEYS AND 56-65 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...97-105 VALLEYS AND 85-95 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS 93 TO 101 VALLEYS...81 TO
91 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 70. HIGHS 96 TO 103 VALLEYS...
83 TO 93 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 69. HIGHS 98 TO 105 VALLEYS...
86 TO 96 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS
89 TO 99 VALLEYS...77 TO 87 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 19 - 25 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-121430-
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
305 PM PDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-63.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-100 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-64.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-102 VALLEYS AND 86-96 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...14-24 PERCENT.
* 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...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 65. HIGHS 91 TO
100 VALLEYS...81 TO 91 MOUNTAINS. NORTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 67. HIGHS 96 TO
104 VALLEYS...88 TO 98 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 66. HIGHS 90 TO 97 VALLEYS...
80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 62. HIGHS 84 TO 91 VALLEYS...
74 TO 84 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 19 - 25 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-121430-
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
305 PM PDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-69.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-101.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...61-69.
* MAX HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...98-103.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 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. LOWS 64 TO 71. HIGHS 95 TO 103.
NORTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 64 TO 73. HIGHS 96 TO 102. NORTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 67 TO 72. HIGHS 98 TO 103. SOUTHWEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 66 TO 71. HIGHS 93 TO 99.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 61 TO 67. HIGHS 87 TO 93.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUL 19 - 25 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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