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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
459 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: A stationary boundary will be the focal point for shower and
thunderstorm develop later today, especially for the southern part of
Idaho county. Gusty northwesterly winds will develop this
afternoon/evening over the higher terrain. A weak disturbance pushes
through the Northern Rockies which could bring showers to the Clearwater
mountain range. A ridge of high pressure builds over the area for the
latter part of the week causing a warming and drying trend.

Montana: A stationary boundary will be the focal point for shower and
thunderstorm develop later today, especially for the southwest Montana.
Gusty northwesterly winds will develop this afternoon/evening. A weak
disturbance pushes through the Northern Rockies which could bring
showers particularly across northwest Montana. A ridge of high pressure
builds over the area for the latter part of the week causing a warming
and drying trend.


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IDZ102-103-291100-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
359 AM PDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
* 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 valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph until early morning becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges .
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. North winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 55-65.
Highs 80-90. West winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ104-105-291100-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
459 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges .
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain
  showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 15-25 mph becoming north 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent in the Kootenai...and 30 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges .
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50-60.
Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ106-108-291100-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
459 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges .
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy
  then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph in the
      late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      early in the morning.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges .
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in the West Lolo...and 2 in the East Lolo.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds 5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ107-291100-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
459 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges .
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 40-45 ridges .
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      early in the morning.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges .
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ109-291100-
Bitterroot-
459 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-70 ridges .
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming northwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges .
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Northwest winds
5-10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ110-111-291100-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
459 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....68-78 valleys and 55-65 ridges .
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in the Deerlodge/West
  Beaverhead...and 40 percent in the East Beaverhead.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................2 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 3 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges .
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 35-45 percent
  ridges .
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Northwest winds
10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds 10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$



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