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
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017


.DISCUSSION...

A system drops in from the north today, bringing a risk for
isolated to scattered showers to most districts...along with a
chance of thunderstorms. The threat decreases after sunset
tonight. The area warms up and largely dries out Friday into next
week.  Some isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be
possible...mainly around the mountains.


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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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WAZ676-677-260230-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...65-75.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...28-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......North 5 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  morning.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the northeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...45-52.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...71-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-83.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 55. Highs 75 to 85.
Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 51 to 59. Highs 78 to 88. Southwest wind
3 to 7 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 61. Highs 79 to 89. West
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 62. Highs 80 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 64. Highs 78 to 88.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUN 01 - 07 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-260230-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in
  the morning, then rain showers likely and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...67-72 valleys and 55-65 mountains.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent valleys and 35-50 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 5 percent drier
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 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...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the northeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...38-46.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...80-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...75-80 valleys and 63-73 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent valleys and 28-40 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 50. Highs 77 to 83 valleys...
67 to 77 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH Memorial Day...Mostly clear with slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 79 to
86 valleys...69 to 79 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 75 to
85 valleys...67 to 77 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUN 01 - 07 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-260230-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...66-74.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North 5 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...46-51.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...71-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
  north 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...74-81.
* Min Humidity...17-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 3 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 54. Highs 78 to 86. West wind 3 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 53 to 58. Highs 80 to 88. South wind 3 to
7 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. Highs 81 to 88. West
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 61. Highs 82 to 91.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 57 to 62. Highs 81 to 90.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUN 01 - 07 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-687-260230-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, Pasayten Wilderness, Keller, Republic,
and Curlew
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the
  morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...67-72 valleys and 57-67 mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming north 4 to 8 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...44-49 valleys and 40-46 mountains.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...81-100 percent valleys and 80-90 percent
  mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...74-79 valleys and 63-73 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph. Gusts up to 20
      mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      northeast 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 79 to 84 valleys...
68 to 78 mountains. Generally less than 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 58. Highs 81 to 86 valleys...69 to
79 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 82 to
87 valleys...70 to 80 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 82 to
89 valleys...70 to 80 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUN 01 - 07 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-260230-
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,
and Newport
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...64-69 valleys and 56-66 mountains.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...35-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of rain
  showers through the night.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...41-46 valleys and 38-45 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     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...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
  the northeast overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers through
  the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* LAL....2.
* Max Temperature...71-77 valleys and 63-73 mountains.
* Min Humidity...26-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 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)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 48. Highs 76 to 81 valleys...
67 to 77 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 54. Highs 80 to 85 valleys...
70 to 80 mountains. Generally less than 5 mph.
.Memorial Day...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 80 to 85 valleys...71 to
81 mountains. Generally less than 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 82 to
88 valleys...72 to 82 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUN 01 - 07 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-260230-
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, and Pullman
600 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* LAL....3.
* Max Temperature...66-74.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...29-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southwest in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear. Slight
  chance of rain showers in the evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...45-50.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...74-81.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 78 to 85. South wind 3 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH Memorial Day...Clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 82 to
91. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 61. Highs 84 to 91.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 62. Highs 85 to 92.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUN 01 - 07 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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