Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014


.DISCUSSION...A very weak shortwave will pass through the ridge
and result in increased cloud cover through north central Idaho
overnight tonight. A few light showers may also fall during the
morning which will move into western Montana during the afternoon.
Although the weak wave will pass, overnight temperatures will
remain quite warm on mid-slopes with another poor recovery night.
Additional shortwaves are on track to pass in the coming days with
moisture increasing and improved daytime and overnight humidity
recoveries for Wednesday and Thursday. The chance for measurablerain
will also increase through the middle of the week but rain amounts
and coverage are still uncertain at this time.

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IDZ102-103-162045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 48-58 ridges.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest up to 5 mph becoming northeast
      late in the evening...then becoming south 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....88-98 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. South winds
5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-162045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-40 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent valleys and 58-68 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ104...and 2 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ106-108-162045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-40 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 33-43 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 73-83 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 45-55 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 73-83 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ106...and 2 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ107-162045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-40 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........96-100 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-19 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........69-79 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph becoming
      variable less than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph becoming southeast
      5-10 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ109-162045-
Bitterroot-
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....33-43 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........72-82 percent valleys and 35-45 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming southwest up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-18 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....43-53 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Max Humidity........66-76 percent valleys and 33-43 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ110-111-162045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
232 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....33-43 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Max Humidity........67-77 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming south in the late
      evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming southwest in the late
      evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........67-77 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph becoming 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 25-35 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.

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