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
311 PM PDT MON MAY 30 2016


.DISCUSSION...

...BREEZY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING INTO THURSDAY...
...HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED NEXT WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK...

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM UP TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN A DRY
COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATE IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY. BREEZY WINDS AND
MARGINALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RAISE CONCERNS FOR GRASS AND
BRUSH FIRES WEDNESDAY EVENING. GUSTY WINDS WILL LINGER INTO
THURSDAY...BUT HUMIDITY LEVELS SHOULD BE HIGHER THURSDAY
THAN WEDNESDAY. CONFIDENCE CONTINUES TO GROW THAT NEXT WEEKEND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL BE HOT AND DRY WITH MANY AREAS REACHING
90 DEGREES OR MORE FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-311330-
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
311 PM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-51 VALLEYS AND 41-47 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 10 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.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...76-83 VALLEYS AND 66-76 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-26 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-35 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-58 VALLEYS AND 45-53 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...75-85 VALLEYS AND 63-73 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 26-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE
      MORNING BECOMING WEST 7 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...AND UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 22 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON AND UP TO 27 MPH IN THE EVENING.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 13
  TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
50 TO 60 VALLEYS...43 TO 53 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 71 TO 81 VALLEYS...
59 TO 69 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 58 VALLEYS...44 TO
53 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 77 TO 86 VALLEYS...65 TO 75 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 83 TO 92 VALLEYS...
71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS. EAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 64. HIGHS 89 TO 97 VALLEYS...
78 TO 88 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 66 VALLEYS...51 TO 61 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
86 TO 95 VALLEYS...75 TO 85 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-311330-
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
311 PM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-49 VALLEYS AND 35-44 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...75-81 VALLEYS AND 64-74 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-56 VALLEYS AND 44-52 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-85 VALLEYS AND 68-78 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTH 7 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 24 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51 TO 59 VALLEYS...44 TO
53 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 74 TO 81 VALLEYS...63 TO 73 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 56 VALLEYS...44 TO
52 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 78 TO 85 VALLEYS...68 TO 78 MOUNTAINS. WEST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 59 VALLEYS...46 TO
55 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 81 TO 89 VALLEYS...71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS.
GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 63 VALLEYS...50 TO
59 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 91 TO 96 VALLEYS...80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 65 VALLEYS...53 TO 61 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
89 TO 95 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-311330-
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
311 PM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-42.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-79 VALLEYS AND 65-74 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-85 VALLEYS AND 71-80 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      MORNING BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 18 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 54. HIGHS 73 TO
79 VALLEYS...65 TO 73 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 53. HIGHS 78 TO 83 VALLEYS...
70 TO 78 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 55. HIGHS 82 TO 89 VALLEYS...
75 TO 84 MOUNTAINS. GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 59. HIGHS 89 TO 95 VALLEYS...
82 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 88 TO 94 VALLEYS...
81 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

WAZ673-674-311330-
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
311 PM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-49.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...76-83.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...50-56.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-80 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-87.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING OVER THE WATERVILLE
  PLATEAU AND VANTAGE AREAS.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. LOWS 50 TO 56. HIGHS 70 TO 76. WEST WIND
8 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 52 TO 59. HIGHS 75 TO 85. SOUTHWEST
WIND 6 TO 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 84 TO 91. EAST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 91 TO 98.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 90 TO 97.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR JUN 07 - 13 2016

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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