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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014


.DISCUSSION...Widespread rain and cooler temperatures are the main
stories for the day. High pressure will return for Wednesday which
will be one of the drier days of the week. Multiple weather
systems will pass through for the latter part of the week and the
weekend so rain chances extend into much of the forecast through
next Monday.


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IDZ102-103-221030-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Rain
  showers. Snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........57-67 percent valleys and 69-79 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent in FWZ102...and 100 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and snow showers. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....40-45 valleys and 30-40 ridges.
* Max Humidity........92-99 percent valleys and 85-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southeast 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....53-63.
* Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Rain showers likely. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. South winds
15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60.
Southeast winds 15-25 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 50-60.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ104-105-221030-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Rain
  showers. Snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level 7000
  feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-55.
* Min Humidity........55-65 percent valleys and 62-72 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ104...and 2 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in FWZ104...and 80 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers and slight chance of rain showers. Snow
  level 5500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........96-100 percent valleys and 88-97 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph becoming southwest 10-20 mph
      early in the morning.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
  snow. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........40-50 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 20-30 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. Southwest winds 20-30 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.
South winds 15-25 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ106-108-221030-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Rain
  showers. Snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-50.
* Min Humidity........51-61 percent valleys and 67-77 percent
  ridges.
* 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)...90 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers and slight chance of rain showers. Snow
  level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........93-99 percent valleys and 87-97 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 37-47 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.

.Thursday...Rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
South winds 15-25 mph.
.Sunday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ107-221030-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Rain
  showers. Snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....48-53.
* Min Humidity........51-61 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers and slight chance of rain showers. Snow
  level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 55-65. South winds 15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
Southeast winds 15-25 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ109-221030-
Bitterroot-
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Snow
  showers in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-55.
* Min Humidity........48-58 percent valleys and 69-79 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers and rain showers. Snow level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........88-97 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent valleys and 35-45 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.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. South winds 15-25 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ110-111-221030-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
421 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....48-58 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........44-54 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of snow showers and rain showers. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........87-96 percent.
* 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)...30 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. South winds
15-25 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 55-65. South winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 25-35.
Highs 45-55.

$$




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