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
548 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A slow moving frontal system will pass through the region over
the next 24 hours. Rain against the Cascades this morning will
expand east through the day and into tonight. Rain in the Idaho
Panhandle will likely linger into Sunday morning. Mild and
unsettled weather is expected to continue into next 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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WAZ676-677-680-682-010115-
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
548 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain in the morning...then rain and high
  mountain snow likely in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...47-55 valleys and 38-47 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...1 degree cooler.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 75-90 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...20 percent drier valleys and 10 percent drier
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming west 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...60 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and high mountain
  snow in the evening. slight chance of rain and high mountain snow
  overnight. Areas of fog overnight. Snow level 5000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...35-40 valleys and 30-36 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...6 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent drier valleys and unchanged mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 4 to 8 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...47-55 valleys and 37-46 mountains.
* Min Humidity...50-65 percent valleys and 65-80 percent mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 31 to 37. Highs 46 to 54 valleys...37 to
47 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Rain and high mountain snow. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 45 to
54 valleys...38 to 47 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Rain. Lows 41 to 46 valleys...35 to 42 mountains.
Highs 50 to 58 valleys...42 to 51 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to
7 mph.
.Wednesday through Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain.
Lows 37 to 46. Highs 49 to 59 valleys...43 to 53 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 07 - 13 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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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
548 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...49-55 valleys and 39-49 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...1 degree warmer.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 75-90 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent drier.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...70 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and high mountain
  snow in the evening. Areas of fog overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...36-41 valleys and 29-39 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 8 to 12 mph in the evening shifting
  to the northwest overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-54 valleys and 38-48 mountains.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 35. Highs 47 to 52 valleys...
36 to 46 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Valley rain and mountain snow. Lows 30 to 38. Highs
45 to 51 valleys...36 to 45 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Rain. Lows 39 to 45 valleys...33 to 39 mountains.
Highs 48 to 54 valleys...39 to 48 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to
7 mph.
.Wednesday through Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain.
Lows 37 to 46 valleys...33 to 43 mountains. Highs 48 to
58 valleys...41 to 51 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 07 - 13 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-010115-
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
548 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-60 valleys and 50-59 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...61-80 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent drier valleys and 15 percent drier
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....South 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening...then
  chance of rain overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-43.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged valleys and 10 percent wetter mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 4 to 8 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning...then
  rain in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...46-51 valleys and 38-47 mountains.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 75-90 percent mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      northwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...50 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 45 to 50 valleys...36 to
46 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Patchy fog. Mostly cloudy with valley rain and mountain
snow likely. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 46 to 51 valleys...37 to
46 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Rain likely. Lows 35 to 41. Highs 47 to 52 valleys...
40 to 48 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Wednesday through Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain.
Lows 37 to 46. Highs 49 to 57 valleys...43 to 53 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 07 - 13 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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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
548 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning...then rain
  likely in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...53-60.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Min Humidity...61-80 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent drier.
* 20-Foot Wind...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.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...39-44.
*    24 hr Trend...4 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...Southwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening becoming
  variable 3 to 6 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Saturday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning.
  slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-55.
* Min Humidity...50-65 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...West 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 48 to 54. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 35 to 40. Highs
48 to 55. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 42 to 47. Highs
51 to 58. South wind 8 to 12 mph.
.Wednesday through Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain.
Lows 43 to 50. Highs 52 to 61.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 07 - 13 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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