Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Washington and North Idaho
National Weather Service Spokane WA
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017


.DISCUSSION...

Dry conditions with warmer temperatures are expected under a
ridge of high pressure through Tuesday. A strong cold front will
bring breezy conditions Tuesday evening and Wednesday along with
much cooler temperatures. Cooler and unsettled weather will likely
persist until next weekend.


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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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WAZ676-677-230345-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...77-87.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  southeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...54-59.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...60-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  west overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-89.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 4 to 8 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 50. Highs
58 to 68. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 64 to 74. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 55. Highs
71 to 81.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 29 - JUN 04, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-230345-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-84 valleys and 68-78 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...49-55 valleys and 46-54 mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     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 in the evening shifting to the
  west overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-84 valleys and 68-78 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent valleys and 27-40 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming west 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Much cooler. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 34 to 41. Highs 55 to 62 valleys...46 to
56 mountains. Northwest wind 18 to 22 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35 to 41. Highs 62 to 68 valleys...
51 to 61 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 44. Highs 68 to 73 valleys...56 to
66 mountains. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
39 to 47. Highs 70 to 76 valleys...59 to 69 mountains.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 47. Highs 72 to 77 valleys...
61 to 71 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 29 - JUN 04, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-230345-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-86.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...53-58.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 0 to 5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-88.
* Min Humidity...17-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 3 to 6 mph in the morning becoming
  south 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 50. Highs 60 to
69. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 64 to 72. North wind 3 to
7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 67 to 75. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 53. Highs
71 to 81.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 29 - JUN 04, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-687-230345-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, Pasayten Wilderness, Keller, Republic,
and Curlew
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-84 valleys and 69-79 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...51-56 valleys and 45-53 mountains.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     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...Southwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...81-86 valleys and 70-80 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 3 to 6 mph in the morning becoming
      southwest 6 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 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......
.WEDNESDAY...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 44 to 49 valleys...35 to 44 mountains. Highs 61 to
66 valleys...49 to 59 mountains. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 43 to 48 valleys...36 to
44 mountains. Highs 65 to 70 valleys...53 to 63 mountains. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
37 to 45. Highs 67 to 72 valleys...56 to 66 mountains. North wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50 valleys...
39 to 47 mountains. Highs 71 to 79 valleys...61 to 71 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 29 - JUN 04, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-230345-
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,
and Newport
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...78-83 valleys and 70-78 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...25-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...48-54 valleys and 44-51 mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...80-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     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...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
  the south overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-85 valleys and 71-80 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 40 to 47. Highs 60 to 65 valleys...50 to
60 mountains. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 37 to 44. Highs
62 to 70 valleys...55 to 65 mountains. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 39 to 47. Highs 68 to
76 valleys...61 to 71 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 29 - JUN 04, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-230345-
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, and Pullman
638 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...80-86.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...52-58.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...82-90.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 3 to 6 mph in the morning becoming
  southwest 6 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6000 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......
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 51. Highs 63 to 70.
West wind 13 to 17 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 65 to 73. Northwest wind 3 to
7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 50. Highs 68 to 76. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 55. Highs
72 to 82.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 29 - JUN 04, 2017

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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