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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
247 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible along
the Montana/Idaho border this afternoon. These storms could bring
lightning, gusty winds, small hail, and brief heavy rain. Gusty
north and east winds will continue through tonight, with winds
slowly weakening around sunset. Monday will be a warmer, drier
day, with temperatures 5 to 10 degrees warmer than Sunday. Through
the week, there will be slight chances for thunderstorms with
lightning, with continuing thermal belts overnight. Friday and the
weekend, a ridge builds over and to the east of Idaho, with an
increase in wet thunderstorms in southwest flow.

Montana: Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible
along the Montana/Idaho border and into southwest Montana this
afternoon. These storms could bring lightning, gusty winds, small
hail, and brief heavy rain. Gusty north and east winds will
continue through tonight, with winds slowly weakening around
sunset. Monday will be a warmer, drier day, with temperatures 5 to
10 degrees warmer than Sunday. On Tuesday afternoon, another
backdoor cold front will cause a wind shift for northwest Montana.
A tenth of an inch will be possible in some of the storms. Friday
and the weekend, a ridge builds over and to the east of Montana,
with an increase in wet thunderstorms in southwest flow.

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IDZ102-103-062100-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
147 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....48-58.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 62-72 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph becoming southeast 5-10
      mph late in the night.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming northwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....53-63.
* Max Humidity........66-76 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph decreasing to up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ104-105-062100-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
247 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 68-78 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest up to 5 mph becoming
      southwest late in the evening.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....83-93 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 55-65.
Highs 85-95. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ106-108-062100-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
247 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-18 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph becoming northwest 5-10
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........14-24 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Northeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-70. Highs 80-90.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ107-062100-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
247 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear. Isolated
  rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 10-15 mph becoming northwest 5-10
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....55-60.
* Max Humidity........69-79 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph becoming northeast up to 5
      mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Chance
  of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Northeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-70. Highs 90-100. Diurnal terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-062100-
BITTERROOT-
247 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........96-100 percent valleys and 85-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph until early morning
      becoming downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph becoming east up to 5 mph
      late in the night.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming northwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............North up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-062100-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
247 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........93-100 percent valleys and 87-97 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2 in FWZ110...and 1 in FWZ111.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming north in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph becoming southeast up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph becoming
      north 5-15 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Northeast winds
10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$



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