Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014


.DISCUSSION...A cold front ahead of an approaching low pressure
system will move through the region tonight, producing some
increased wind and possibly some isolated thunderstorms. The main
low pressure system will move along the NW MT/Canada border
tomorrow, bringing much cooler temperatures to the entire
northern Rockies region. Widepsread wetting rain and even snow
down to 6000 feet is expected, mainly north of Interstate 90. SW
MT and NC ID will see little to no measurable precip. A return to
near normal temps and drier conditions is expected by Friday.

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IDZ102-103-032100-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-55 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent valleys and 85-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....58-68 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 47-57 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)...20 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....33-43.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming north up to 5
      mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. Diurnal
terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. North winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ104-105-032100-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
  evening. Rain showers likely.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent valleys and 64-74 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers likely.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........91-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-032100-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain
  showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2 in FWZ106...and 1 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........42-52 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph until early morning
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph decreasing to up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Northeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ107-032100-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain
  showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Max Humidity........91-94 percent valleys and 82-92 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph becoming 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 55-65 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........89-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Northeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-032100-
Bitterroot-
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 88-94 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph becoming 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
  showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming north up to 5
      mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Variable 1-3 mph becoming south up to 5 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 70-80. Diurnal
terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ110-111-032100-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
255 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
  showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....58-68 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Northeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Northeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$




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