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
350 AM MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

...Windy and showery today...

.DISCUSSION...An active weather pattern will persist through this
weekend providing the area with moist, unstable conditions. Our
next best chance for a dry period will be early next week when a
ridge of high pressure develops over the fire district.


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IDZ102-103-241000-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
250 AM PDT Wed Apr 23 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers with rain showers likely. Snow
  level 3500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-55 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........57-67 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely and chance
  of rain showers. Snow level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....28-38.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph becoming south 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in FWZ102...and 50 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and snow showers. slight chance
  of thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent valleys and 62-72 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3 in FWZ102...and 1 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Friday...Rain showers likely with possible snow showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Chance of rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows
35-45. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Snow showers likely and chance of rain showers. Lows
30-40. Highs 50-60. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ104-105-241000-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
350 AM MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers. rain showers likely in the
  afternoon. Snow level 3000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........46-56 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 30-40 mph decreasing to 20-30 mph late
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in FWZ104...and 50 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers. Snow level 4000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph decreasing to variable
      less than 5 mph early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent in FWZ104...and 30 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level
  5000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........44-54 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent in FWZ104...and 70 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Friday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Snow showers with rain showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ106-108-241000-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
350 AM MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers likely. rain showers likely in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 30-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........49-59 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and
  rain showers. Snow level 4500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph decreasing to 5-15 mph early
      in the morning.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level
  5500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent in FWZ106...and 20 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Friday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60. Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. West winds 5-15 mph.
.Sunday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. West winds 5-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ107-241000-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
350 AM MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers likely. rain showers likely in
  the afternoon. Snow level 3000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 30-35 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  snow showers. Snow level 4500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 86-96 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph becoming downslope/downvalley
      2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers in the morning. rain showers
  likely. Snow level 5000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Friday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
55-65. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers likely. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. West
winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance
of rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ109-241000-
Bitterroot-
350 AM MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers likely and chance of rain
  showers. Snow level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers with rain showers likely. Snow
  level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the late
      morning and afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph becoming west 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Friday...Rain showers...snow showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Snow showers with rain showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Snow showers likely and chance of rain showers. Lows
30-40. Highs 45-55. West winds 5-15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ110-111-241000-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
350 AM MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....43-53 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and
  rain showers. Snow level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Chance
  of rain showers in the afternoon. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 38-48 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Friday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60. South winds
10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Snow with rain showers likely. Lows 30-40. Highs
45-55. Northwest winds 5-15 mph.
.Sunday...Cloudy with chance of snow showers and rain showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. Northwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance
of rain showers. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

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