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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
342 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are
expected today throughout north-central Idaho, but fast storm
movement will keep precipitation amounts on the lighter side.
Gusty westerly winds are also expected this afternoon continuing
into Monday, while shower chances decrease considerably on Monday.
High pressure ridging beginning on Tuesday and continuing through
next weekend will lead to much warmer and drier conditions, along
with thermal belt development.

Montana: Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are
expected today throughout western Montana, but fast storm
movement will keep precipitation amounts on the lighter side.
Gusty westerly winds are also expected this afternoon continuing
into Monday. Shower chances will continue on Monday, especially
along the Divide, then gradually taper off Monday night. High
pressure ridging beginning on Tuesday and continuing through next
weekend will lead to much warmer and drier conditions, along with
thermal belt development.


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IDZ102-103-300945-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
242 AM PDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
  Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  40 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.Memorial Day...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 35-45 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. South winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ104-105-300945-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
342 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
  Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................2 in the Kootenai...and 3 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Memorial Day...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent in the Kootenai...and 40 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ106-108-300945-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
342 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
  Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in the West Lolo...and 40 percent
  in the East Lolo.

.Memorial Day...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ107-300945-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
342 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
  Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph decreasing to variable
      less than 5 mph early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Memorial Day...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ109-300945-
Bitterroot-
342 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers.
  Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Rain showers likely.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........86-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Memorial Day...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-300945-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
342 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....63-73 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Memorial Day...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 60-70. Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 70-80. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$



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