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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...Cold front passage Tuesday night into Wednesday...

.DISCUSSION...Near normal temperatures and humidity until Tuesday
night and Wednesday when a cold front impacts the Northern
Rockies. Areas north of Interstate 90 may receive a quarter to
half an inch of precipitation by Wednesday afternoon. Some new
snow is also possible on the peaks of the Mission mountains and
in Glacier National Park. Central Idaho and Southwestern Montana
will see below average temperatures, but no significant
precipitation is expected in those areas this week.

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IDZ102-103-022100-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....38-48.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 89-98 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....63-73 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. East winds
5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-022100-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent valleys and 83-93 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph until early morning
      becoming downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 42-52 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers likely and slight chance of
  thunderstorms. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........54-64 percent valleys and 64-74 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-022100-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in FWZ106...and 0 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ107-022100-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........91-95 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-15 mph early in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 33-43 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........91-94 percent valleys and 83-93 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph becoming 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 49-59 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ109-022100-
Bitterroot-
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 88-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. North winds
5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ110-111-022100-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
248 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 77-87 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................2 in FWZ110...and 1 in FWZ111.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....53-63.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. North winds
10-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Northeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Northeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$




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