Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
233 PM PDT SUN OCT 19 2014


.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT
ACROSS THE REGION. ON MONDAY A MOIST PACIFIC TROUGH WILL SLOWLY
ENTER THE REGION BRINGING LIGHT RAIN TO THE CASCADES AND
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TO THE DEEP BASIN DISTRICTS AND OKANOGAN
AREA. COOLER AND SHOWERY WEATHER IS EXPECTED SPREAD EASTWARD
MONDAY NIGHT. TUESDAY WILL BE A BREAK PERIOD WITH DRY CONDITIONS
IN THE BASIN WITH LINGERING SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS. A STRONGER
PACIFIC STORM WILL ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY WITH WIDESPREAD WETTING
RAIN AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN IN THE CASCADES. UNSETTLED
AND SHOWERY AND COOLER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST
OF THE WORK WEEK.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-201330-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTITAS VALLEY...NACHES RIVER VALLEY...
LAKE CHELAN AREA...WENATCHEE RIVER VALLEY AREA...CHINOOK PASS...
WHITE PASS...STEVENS PASS...LAKE WENATCHEE AREA...CLE ELUM
233 PM PDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT NEAR THE CREST.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...46-51 VALLEYS AND 42-48 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY.CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH RAIN
  SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-66 VALLEYS AND 47-57 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 75-90 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 15 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING WEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...50 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-47 VALLEYS AND 37-43 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
  6000 FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-64 VALLEYS AND 43-53 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...RAIN. LOWS 42 TO 52 VALLEYS...38 TO
48 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 50 TO 59 VALLEYS...41 TO 51 MOUNTAINS.
SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO
47. HIGHS 54 TO 61 VALLEYS...44 TO 54 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 48 VALLEYS...35 TO 43 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 55 TO
63 VALLEYS...46 TO 56 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-201330-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METHOW RIVER VALLEY...OKANOGAN VALLEY...
NESPELEM...MAZAMA...CONCONULLY...NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...
PASAYTEN WILDERNESS...KELLER...REPUBLIC...CURLEW
233 PM PDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-48 VALLEYS AND 40-47 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      WEST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  WEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-67 VALLEYS AND 50-60 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-47 VALLEYS AND 36-43 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-62 VALLEYS AND 44-54 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...RAIN. LOWS 41 TO 51 VALLEYS...36 TO
46 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 51 TO 58 VALLEYS...41 TO 51 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH
WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 43 TO
49 VALLEYS...37 TO 45 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 52 TO 59 VALLEYS...43 TO
53 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
36 TO 46. HIGHS 55 TO 61 VALLEYS...45 TO 55 MOUNTAINS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 42.
HIGHS 55 TO 61 VALLEYS...45 TO 55 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-201330-
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...NEWPORT
233 PM PDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-48.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-80 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-70 VALLEYS AND 58-68 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  DAY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-59 VALLEYS AND 44-54 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS 37 TO 43. HIGHS 53 TO 58 VALLEYS...46 TO
54 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.THURSDAY...RAIN. LOWS 42 TO 49. HIGHS 51 TO 56 VALLEYS...43 TO
52 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
41 TO 47. HIGHS 56 TO 61 VALLEYS...47 TO 56 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 46. HIGHS 54 TO 63 VALLEYS...48 TO
58 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

WAZ673-674-201330-
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...PULLMAN
233 PM PDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-49.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-70.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTH
  8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY...45-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS
57 TO 64. SOUTHEAST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS
55 TO 62. SOUTH WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS
57 TO 66. SOUTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 46. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
38 TO 44. HIGHS 55 TO 60.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR OCT 27 - NOV 02, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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