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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Idaho
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

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

Cool and wet conditions will continue today and Friday as a strong
low pressure system continues to impact the region. A drying trend
will take hold this weekend, with a few lingering rain and snow
showers on Saturday shifting east of the area by Sunday. Well
below normal temperatures will slowly begin to recover this
weekend into early next week, reaching closer to normal by mid
next week.

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

Cool and wet conditions will continue today and Friday as a strong
low pressure system continues to impact the region. A drying trend
will take hold this weekend, although some lingering rain and
snow showers are expected over the higher elevations both Saturday
and Sunday. Well below normal temperatures will slowly begin to
recover this weekend into early next week, reaching closer to
normal by mid next week.

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

Cool and wet conditions will continue today and Friday as a strong
low pressure system continues to impact the region. A drying trend
will take hold this weekend, with a few lingering rain and snow
showers on Saturday shifting east of the area by Sunday. Well
below normal temperatures will slowly begin to recover this
weekend into early next week, reaching closer to normal by mid
next week.

IDZ475-212230-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning,
  then scattered rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....40-47 valleys and 32-39 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......52-60 percent valleys and 61-69 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 9.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 3 to 6 mph shifting to the north
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......7000-8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming northeast around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Snow likely and chance of rain in the
  evening, then snow with rain likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature....25-32.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......91-99 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...60 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......800-1800 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Snow in the morning, then snow showers
  likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....36-43 valleys and 29-36 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* Min Humidity.......70-78 percent valleys and 76-84 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 18.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......4750-5750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows 23 to 30. Highs 35 to 42. Northeast winds up to
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 28. Highs 39 to 46. North
winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26 to 33. Highs 43 to 50. North
winds up to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

IDZ476-212230-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers and
  chance of rain in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature....39-46 valleys and 31-38 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* Min Humidity.......57-65 percent valleys and 67-75 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 3 to 6 mph shifting to the
*                          northeast in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......6000-7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming northeast around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Snow likely and chance of rain in the
  evening, then snow with rain likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature....25-32.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......93-100 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...60 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......900-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Snow through the day. Rain in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature....36-43 valleys and 29-36 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......72-80 percent valleys and 77-85 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 11.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in
*                          the afternoon. Gusts up to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...60 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......3750-4750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
22 to 29. Highs 34 to 41. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 28. Highs 37 to 44. North
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 32. Highs 41 to 48. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

IDZ422-212230-
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Chance of snow in the morning. Chance of rain through the day.
  Snow likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....40-47 valleys and 31-38 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* Min Humidity.......59-67 percent valleys and 63-71 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 3 to 6 mph shifting to the southeast
*                          in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 3 to 5 mph shifting to the
*                          northeast 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely and chance of rain.
* Min Temperature....24-31.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......97 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......1000-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Snow showers likely and chance of rain
  showers.
* Max Temperature....39-46 valleys and 30-36 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......66-74 percent valleys and 75-83 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 3 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 3 to 6 mph shifting to the south in
*                          the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
chance of showers. Lows 22 to 29. Highs 37 to 44. Southwest winds
up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21 to 28. Highs 41 to 48. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 32. Highs 44 to 51. North
winds up to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

IDZ425-212230-
Middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls BLM north of the Snake River-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* Max Temperature....Around 48.
    24 hr trend......Down 10.
* Min Humidity.......64-72 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 21.
* 20ft winds.........West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* Min Temperature....Around 34.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* Max Humidity.......92-97 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......1000-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 15 mph after
  midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature....Around 49.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......53-61 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 10.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph with gusts to
  around 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs 48 to 55. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 52 to 59.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 56 to 63.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

IDZ427-212230-
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain.
* Max Temperature....Around 46 valleys and 37-44 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 15.
* Min Humidity.......69-77 percent valleys and 74-82 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 39.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 4 to 7 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
  evening. Chance of snow through the night. Chance of rain after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature....28-35.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* Max Humidity.......92-98 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 3 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......1250-2250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature....46-51 valleys and 38-45 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......48-56 percent valleys and 58-66 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 22.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......6250-7250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 27 to 34. Highs 44 to 51. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 35. Highs 47 to 54. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 51 to 58. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 60.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower
60s.

$$

IDZ410-212230-
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then chance of
  rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....42-48.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* Min Humidity.......70-78 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 26.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 4 to 9 mph with gusts to
  around 15 mph shifting to the north 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...50 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then
  chance of rain after midnight.
* Min Temperature....31-36.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* Max Humidity.......93-99 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* 20ft winds.........Northwest winds 4 to 9 mph shifting to the
  southwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......700-1700 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature....41-48.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......60-68 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 11.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph with gusts to
  around 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 26 to 32. Highs 44 to 51. North winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 27 to 33.
Highs 47 to 54. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 50 to 57. North
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$

IDZ411-212230-
Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the morning, then
  widespread rain showers and snow likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....Around 45 valleys and 35-42 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* Min Humidity.......76-84 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 22.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 3 to 6 mph shifting to the north 3
*                          to 5 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 7 mph shifting to the north
*                          3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...60 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2250-3250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening, then
  rain and snow likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature....26-33.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* Max Humidity.......98 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 5 to 8 mph shifting to the south 3
*                          to 6 mph after midnight.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 6 to 11 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 6 to 9 mph after midnight.
*                          Gusts up to 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......800-1800 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning.
  Snow showers likely through the day. Chance of rain showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....40-45 valleys and 33-40 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......68-76 percent valleys and 74-82 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5000-6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 21 to 28. Highs 35 to 42. East winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 23 to 30. Highs 38 to 45. North winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 24 to 30. Highs 41 to 48. North winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs around 50.

$$

IDZ413-212230-
Caribou Range/Caribou NF-
348 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain.
* Max Temperature....42-49.
    24 hr trend......Down 11.
* Min Humidity.......72-80 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 37.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around 15
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...80 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......3500-4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of
  rain and snow after midnight.
* Min Temperature....29-36.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* Max Humidity.......97 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
*                          south 5 to 8 mph after midnight.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 6 to 11 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 4 to 7 mph after midnight.
*                          Gusts up to 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......900-1900 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature....41-48.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......53-61 percent valleys and 63-71 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 18.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the morning.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......6750-7750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 25 to 32. Highs 43 to 50. North winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 28 to 35. Highs 46 to 53. North winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 27 to 34.
Highs 49 to 56. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.

$$


.OUTLOOK for Thursday September 28 through Wednesday October 4...
above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$


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