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
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014


.DISCUSSION...
A MID-LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS OVER THE ROCKIES AND LINGERS THROUGH THE
WEEK. THIS PUTS THE DISTRICTS IN A SOUTHWEST FLOW THAT INITIALLY
BRINGS HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS. WINDS WILL MAINLY BE LIGHT AND
DIURNAL. LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS ARE PROJECTED NEAR THE CASCADE
GAPS DURING EVENING DRAINAGE...BUT SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
UNDER 15 MPH. THAT SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL ALSO BRING MID-LEVEL
SYSTEMS TO THE REGION...WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE INSTABILITY AND
MONSOONAL MOISTURE. THIS TRANSLATES A GRADUAL INCREASE IN THE
THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEK. THE FIRST FEATURE PASSES
TONIGHT AND MONDAY. HOWEVER IT WILL PASS WITH JUST AN INCREASE IN
CLOUDS. SLIGHT CHANCES ARRIVE OVER THE FAR SOUTHEAST DISTRICTS
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THE SLIGHT THREAT
SPREADS REGION-WIDE. AT THIS POINT ANYTHING THAT MIGHT DEVELOP
LOOKS ISOLATED AND UNORGANIZED.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-281400-
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
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-69 VALLEYS AND 56-66 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6-8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-101 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2-4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...14-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-69 VALLEYS AND 56-66 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-102 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...14-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS
92 TO 102 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 90 TO 99 VALLEYS...78 TO
88 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 70 VALLEYS...55 TO
65 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 88 TO 98 VALLEYS...77 TO 87 MOUNTAINS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 70 VALLEYS...55 TO 65 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
90 TO 99 VALLEYS...77 TO 87 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 04 - 10, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-281400-
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
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-67 VALLEYS AND 52-60 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5-8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10-15 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT
     DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-101 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3-5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...60-67 VALLEYS AND 56-65 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-103 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS
94 TO 103 VALLEYS...82 TO 92 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS 93 TO 100 VALLEYS...80 TO
90 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS 91 TO
100 VALLEYS...78 TO 88 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 04 - 10, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-281400-
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
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-64.
*    24 HR TREND...6-10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 45-60 PERCENT
  MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5-10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 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...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-99 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2-5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...55-65.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 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...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-101 VALLEYS AND 85-95 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 93 TO 99 VALLEYS...83 TO
93 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 65. HIGHS 93 TO
99 VALLEYS...82 TO 92 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 64. HIGHS 88 TO
96 VALLEYS...79 TO 89 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 04 - 10, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-281400-
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
250 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...62-68.
*    24 HR TREND...4-8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...97-103.
*    24 HR TREND...3-5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
  TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...61-68.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...98-104.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 2
  TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 64 TO 70. HIGHS
96 TO 101. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 65 TO 70. HIGHS 94 TO 99. WEST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 62 TO 69. HIGHS 93 TO 100.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 04 - 10, 2014

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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