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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
251 PM MDT Mon Jul 21 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY, FOLLOWED BY BREEZY
CONDITIONS...

.DISCUSSION...Active weather is in store for the region through
midweek. Thunderstorm chances will increase Tuesday into
Wednesday, with strong storms capable of gusty winds by
Wednesday. A unseasonably strong cold front is expected to pass
by late Wednesday. Breezy winds Thursday into Friday could bring
poor RH recoveries. Warmer and drier weather returns by next
weekend.

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IDZ102-103-222100-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
151 PM PDT Mon Jul 21 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent valleys and 69-79 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph late in the evening...then becoming downslope/downvalley
      2-5 mph after midnight becoming variable less than 5 mph late
      in the night.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming north up to 5 mph
      late in the evening...then becoming south 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph becoming east 5-10
      mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and thunderstorms likely.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph becoming southwest 10-20
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Thursday...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. West winds
10-20 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. West winds
5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ104-105-222100-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
251 PM MDT Mon Jul 21 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent valleys and 66-76 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph becoming variable less
      than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph becoming south 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 35-45 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Thursday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75.
Southwest winds 20-30 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest
winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ106-108-222100-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
251 PM MDT Mon Jul 21 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph decreasing to up to 5 mph late
      in the evening...then becoming south after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph becoming east 5-10
      mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph becoming southeast 5-15 mph
      in the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and thunderstorms likely.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 73-83 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs
70-80. West winds 15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds
10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ107-222100-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
251 PM MDT Mon Jul 21 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph becoming
      variable less than 5 mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming south up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 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............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming southwest
      5-10 mph late in the morning...then becoming southeast up to
      5 mph early in the afternoon becoming southwest 5-10 mph late
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....55-60.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph becoming
      variable less than 5 mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............Variable 2-5 mph becoming east up to 5 mph
      in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
      southeast 5-15 mph early in the morning.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and thunderstorms likely.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs
70-80. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest
winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-222100-
Bitterroot-
251 PM MDT Mon Jul 21 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph late in the evening...then becoming downslope/downvalley
      1-3 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming north up to 5 mph
      late in the evening...then becoming south after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph...then becoming
      northeast 5-10 mph early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph becoming southeast in the
      late evening and early morning...then becoming southwest
      10-15 mph early in the morning.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph becoming southwest 10-15
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Thursday...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. West winds
15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest
winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ110-111-222100-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
251 PM MDT Mon Jul 21 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph becoming south after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3 in FWZ110...and 4 in FWZ111.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph becoming northeast in the
      late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming south 5-15 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Thursday...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest
winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds
10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

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