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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
229 PM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014


.DISCUSSION...Low pressure along the Canadian border are causing
scattered showers with snow levels around 8000 feet. Gusty winds
will diminish after sunset this evening. Warmer and drier
conditions will move into the region on Friday with gusty
westerly winds in the afternoon and evening.

High pressure develops over the Northern Rockies this weekend
into late next week. Expect strengthening thermal belts and
diurnal terrain driven winds.  Models are indicating a potential
for some monsoonal moisture into the area Monday through Wednesday
producing a few high based thunderstorms.


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IDZ102-103-252030-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
129 PM PDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 66-76 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph decreasing after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 29-39 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....43-53.
* Max Humidity........70-80 percent valleys and 53-63 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph decreasing early in the morning.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 22-32 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. East winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.Wednesday and Thursday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.


$$

MTZ104-105-252030-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
229 PM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Isolated rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 25-35 mph decreasing to 15-25 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph decreasing to 5-15 mph overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Sunday through Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.
                          South winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday and Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.


$$

MTZ106-108-252030-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
229 PM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 58-68 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 15-25 mph becoming downslope/downvalley
      5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph decreasing to 10-20 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 28-38 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 51-61 percent  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph in the
      late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph early
      in the morning.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 20-30 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. South winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday and Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.


$$

MTZ107-252030-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
229 PM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 58-68 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph decreasing to 5-15 mph in the
      late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 30-40 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent valleys and 52-62 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........14-24 percent valleys and 24-34 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Sunday...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. Diurnal
terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Wednesday and Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.


$$

MTZ109-252030-
Bitterroot-
229 PM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 55-65 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........69-79 percent valleys and 46-56 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Wednesday and Thursday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.


$$

MTZ110-111-252030-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
229 PM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 57-67 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 63-73 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. South winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

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