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


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Warm and dry conditions with poor RH recoveries on the mid
slopes and ridges will continue through next week. A slight cool-
down is expected for Sunday, but the change will not be
significant. A few thunderstorms are possible Sunday afternoon,
mainly over the eastern portions of the Clearwater/Nez Perce
forests. Daily rounds of thunderstorms are possible again Tuesday
and Wednesday afternoon for roughly the same areas. Thursday will
be the hottest day of next week, with a slight cooling and
moistening trend and an increasing chance of thunderstorms
thereafter.

Montana: A back-door cold front this morning will bring gusty
east winds today to much of the area. The Flathead NF, Glacier
View District, and Hungry Horse District will have the best chance
for wetting rain from showers along this front. By this afternoon,
thunderstorms will be possible across the Bitterroot and Eastern
Lolo districts, and possibly the Beaverhead/Deerlodge. These
thunderstorms should be fairly wet. Cooler temperatures and higher
humidities will be present today through the next couple days,
along with a near- daily chance of afternoon showers and
thunderstorms. Thursday looks to be another hot and dry day,
followed by a slight cooling and moistening trend for the rest of
the week accompanied by an increasing chance of showers and
thunderstorms.


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IDZ102-103-061015-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
315 AM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms across the eastern portions of the districts.
* Max Temperature.....88-98 valleys and 73-83 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2 in FWZ102...and 4 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in FWZ102...and 20 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms across the eastern portions of the districts.
* Min Temperature.....48-58.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph becoming southeast 5-10
      mph early in the morning.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in FWZ102...and 20 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-100 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-19 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming northwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

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

$$

MTZ104-105-061015-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
415 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms, mostly in the morning and early afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 58-68 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 15-22 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in FWZ104...and 40 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 79-89 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ104...and 2 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in FWZ104...and 20 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. North winds 5-10 mph.
.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 and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ106-108-061015-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
415 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms, mostly over the eastern areas.
* Max Temperature.....68-78.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 15-25 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in FWZ106...and 20 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening, mostly over the eastern areas.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent valleys and 79-89 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)...0 percent in FWZ106...and 20 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-18 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     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.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. North winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60-70. Highs 85-95.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ107-061015-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
415 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........90-93 percent valleys and 78-88 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-15 mph.
*     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 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     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.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60-70. Highs 90-100. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60-70. Highs 90-100.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 60-70. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-061015-
BITTERROOT-
415 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.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
      early in the morning.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming northwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.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 55-65. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
55-65. Highs 80-90.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ110-111-061015-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
415 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  isolated thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers and scattered thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph until early morning
      becoming downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................3 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 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming northwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy with chance of thunderstorms and slight chance
of rain showers. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. North winds 5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
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 80-90. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
50-60. Highs 75-85.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$



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