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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Idaho
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

* Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 475
and 476)...

Brisk conditions expected to persist through the weekend. A storm
system will bring a mix of rain and snow to the area through
Sunday. Expect warm, dry conditions to return by Monday.

* East Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 410...411
and 413)...

Brisk conditions expected to persist through the weekend. A storm
system will bring a mix of rain and snow showers to the region.
Most lower elevations will see only rain showers. Expect warm, dry
conditions to return by Monday.

* South Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones
422...425 and 427)...

Brisk conditions expected to persist through the weekend. A storm
system will bring a mix of rain and snow showers to the region.
Most lower elevations will see only rain showers. Expect warm, dry
conditions to return by Monday.

IDZ475-212215-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
  in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....35-42 valleys and 29-35 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 6.
* Min Humidity.......53-61 percent valleys and 62-70 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 19.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......3250-4250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Widespread snow showers in the
  evening. Rain likely through the night. Snow likely after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature....29-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 9.
* Max Humidity.......89-95 percent valleys and 93-99 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 22.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
*                          around 30 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...60 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....42-49.
    24 hr trend......Up 10.
* Min Humidity.......67-75 percent valleys and 72-80 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 12.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 12 to 17 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 13 to 23 mph with gusts to
*                          around 35 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2000-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 29 to 35. Highs
43 to 50. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26 to 31. Highs 46 to 53. West
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35. Highs 48 to 55.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

IDZ476-212215-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Isolated snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....37-44 valleys and 29-36 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 7.
* Min Humidity.......39-47 percent valleys and 48-56 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 4 to 9 mph with gusts to around
*                          15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......3250-4250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers through the
  night. Scattered rain showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....28-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* Max Humidity.......88-96 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 36.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
*                          around 25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....48-54 valleys and 41-48 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 12.
* Min Humidity.......51-59 percent valleys and 57-65 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 11.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 22 mph with gusts to
*                          around 35 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......3250-4250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to west
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
29 to 35. Highs 45 to 52. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 48 to 55. West
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 50 to 57.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

IDZ422-212215-
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Scattered
  snow showers through the day.
* Max Temperature....35-42 valleys and 28-34 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 5.
* Min Humidity.......49-57 percent valleys and 58-66 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 5 to 8 mph shifting to the south 4 to
*                          7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 3 to 6 mph shifting to the south 4 to
*                          7 mph with gusts to around 15 mph in the
*                          afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2750-3750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Scattered rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature....28-34.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* Max Humidity.......91-98 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 21.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 6 to 11 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......600-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature....46-53 valleys and 39-46 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 11.
* Min Humidity.......58-66 percent valleys and 66-74 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......1500-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 29 to 36. Highs
46 to 53. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 28 to 35. Highs 49 to 56. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 29 to 36. Highs 52 to 59. West winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.

$$

IDZ425-212215-
Middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls BLM north of the Snake River-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Isolated
  rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....43-50.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* Min Humidity.......41-49 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
  around 25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......3750-4750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the evening,
  then isolated rain showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....34-41.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* Max Humidity.......88-96 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 32.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph with gusts to
  around 25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......600-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....55-62.
    24 hr trend......Up 11.
* Min Humidity.......42-50 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 20
  mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2250-3250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to west
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 44. Highs 55 to 62. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 58 to 64. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 61 to 68.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s.

$$

IDZ427-212215-
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Isolated rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....43-50.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......36-44 percent valleys and 42-50 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......4000-5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then
  scattered rain showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....34-41.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* Max Humidity.......84-92 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 20.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......500-1500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....60-65 valleys and 53-60 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 13.
* Min Humidity.......32-40 percent valleys and 37-45 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
*                          around 25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 46. Highs 56 to 63. West
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 33 to 40. Highs 56 to 63. West winds 5 to
10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 35 to 42. Highs 60 to 67. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

IDZ410-212215-
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Isolated rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....39-46.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* Min Humidity.......43-51 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 9 to 19 mph with gusts to
  around 30 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......3750-4750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the evening.
  Scattered rain showers through the night.
* Min Temperature....31-38.
    24 hr trend......Up 7.
* Max Humidity.......89-97 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 37.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 7 to 17 mph with gusts to
  around 25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature....51-58.
    24 hr trend......Up 12.
* Min Humidity.......50-58 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 14 to 24 mph. Gusts up to 25
  mph increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2250-3250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 41. Highs 51 to 58.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 53 to 60. South
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 58 to 65. South
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$

IDZ411-212215-
Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers through
  the day.
* Max Temperature....37-42 valleys and 30-37 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 12.
* Min Humidity.......48-56 percent valleys and 52-60 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 9.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......3750-4750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Widespread snow showers in the
  evening, then numerous snow showers and rain showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature....27-32.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Max Humidity.......90-98 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 40.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...South 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 9 to 14 mph with gusts to around
*                          25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...50 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......1000-2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature....42-49.
    24 hr trend......Up 11.
* Min Humidity.......54-62 percent valleys and 61-69 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 7.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
*                          around 30 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......3000-4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
31 to 37. Highs 43 to 50. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 33. Highs 46 to 53. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 48 to 55. South
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s.

$$

IDZ413-212215-
Caribou Range/Caribou NF-
312 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Isolated snow showers through the day. Isolated rain showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....41-48 valleys and 33-40 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* Min Humidity.......39-47 percent valleys and 49-57 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 7.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 11 to 16 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 9 to 14 mph with gusts to around
*                          25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......3750-4750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature....30-37.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Max Humidity.......83-91 percent.
    24 hr trend......Up 27.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
*                          around 25 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......600-1600 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight chance of rain
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....53-60 valleys and 46-53 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 12.
* Min Humidity.......40-48 percent valleys and 47-55 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Southwest 14 to 19 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Southwest 13 to 18 mph with gusts to
*                          around 30 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 42. Highs 51 to 58. West
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 36. Highs 52 to 59. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 57 to 64. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s.

$$


.OUTLOOK for Saturday October 28th through Friday November
3rd...Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.


$$



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