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
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017


.DISCUSSION...

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS TODAY...
...GUSTY WINDS WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON
FOR THE CASCADE GAPS TOWARD WATERVILLE PLATEAU...

Monday afternoon and evening will feature a chance for
thunderstorms across E WA and N ID. Storms in the late afternoon
and evening will have the potential to produce gusty outflow
winds. A cold front will bring increased winds for Central WA
Monday afternoon and evening. Breezy winds will continue overnight
but do not look as strong on Tuesday as previously thought.
Humidity levels will moisten some this afternoon then drop again
Tuesday as another punch of dry air moves into the region.
Temperatures will remain slightly above average through the work
week and into next weekend. There are a few chances for showers or
thunderstorms in the northern and eastern mountains through the
week but overall, a dry pattern is expected for the Inland
Northwest.

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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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WAZ676-677-270130-
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
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...Gusty Winds and Low Relative Humidity from this afternoon
through this evening...

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Brief sprinkles in the afternoon.

* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...84-94.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...24-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
  the morning increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning increasing
  to west 13 to 17 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...54-62.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...45-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 12 to 16 mph with gusts to around
  40 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-86.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 7 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
  the morning decreasing to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 59. Highs 73 to 83.
Northwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs
81 to 91. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 63. Highs 81 to 91.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 62. Highs 75 to 85.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 03 - 09, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-270130-
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
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Brief sprinkles in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...82-89 valleys and 72-82 mountains.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...24-35 percent valleys and 30-45 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter valleys and 19 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...47-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...60-70 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 10 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
      in the evening decreasing to 25 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 10 to 14 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...74-81 valleys and 63-73 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around
      25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 7 to 11 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 52. Highs 69 to
79 valleys...60 to 70 mountains. Northwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 53. Highs 79 to
85 valleys...68 to 78 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 56. Highs 82 to 89 valleys...
71 to 81 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
49 to 57. Highs 78 to 87 valleys...68 to 78 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 57. Highs 72 to 81 valleys...
63 to 73 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 03 - 09, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-270130-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Brief sprinkles in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...88-95.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...13-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 4 to 8 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...54-59.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...45-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 8 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
  the evening decreasing to 25 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-87.
* Min Humidity...8-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25
  mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 57. Highs
78 to 88. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 61. Highs 85 to 93. West wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 62. Highs
81 to 91.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 03 - 09, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-687-270130-
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
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Brief sprinkles in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...90-95 valleys and 79-89 mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming south 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
      the southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning increasing
  to 13 to 17 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
  chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
* LAL....2.
* Min Temperature...52-58 valleys and 48-56 mountains.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...40-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier valleys and 5 percent drier
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around
      25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 8 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...81-86 valleys and 69-79 mountains.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 7 mph with gusts to around 20
      mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 54. Highs 78 to 83 valleys...67 to
77 mountains. Northwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 55. Highs 82 to 87 valleys...
71 to 81 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
50 to 58. Highs 86 to 91 valleys...75 to 85 mountains. West wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 51 to 60. Highs 81 to 90 valleys...72 to
82 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 03 - 09, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-270130-
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
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  through the day. Brief sprinkles in the afternoon.
* LAL....2.
* Max Temperature...89-94 valleys and 82-90 mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...17-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming south 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms overnight.
* LAL....3.
* Min Temperature...54-59 valleys and 50-57 mountains.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...60-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter valleys and 20 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
      the evening.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-85 valleys and 70-80 mountains.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 53. Highs 76 to 82 valleys...67 to
77 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 53. Highs 79 to
85 valleys...70 to 80 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 56. Highs 83 to 90 valleys...
75 to 85 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 52 to 59. Highs 82 to 89 valleys...74 to
84 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
51 to 59. Highs 81 to 86 valleys...72 to 82 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 03 - 09, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-270130-
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
642 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...Gusty Winds and Low Relative Humidity from this afternoon
through this evening mainly Western Columbia Basin...

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Intermittent light rain and isolated
  thunderstorms in the morning. A slight chance for thunderstorms
  in the afternoon and evening.
* LAL....2.
* Max Temperature...91-96.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting
  to the southwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the morning increasing to
  southwest 13 to 17 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
  with gusty winds in the evening, then slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms overnight.
* LAL....3.
* Min Temperature...56-61.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......West 10 to 14 mph with gusts to around 35
  mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...81-87.
* Min Humidity...9-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 13 to 17 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 58. Highs
80 to 90. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. Highs 87 to 94. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 57 to 63. Highs 86 to 92.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 62. Highs 82 to 87.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for JUL 03 - 09, 2017

Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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