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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

...Very Low RH...Elevated Haines...Increasing Winds Wednesday....

.DISCUSSION...A weak weather disturbance will brush north central
Idaho tonight and mainly northwest Montana Tuesday. The bigger
watch out period is Wednesday. A very dry and moderate to strong
southwest flow should develop Wednesday. The atmosphere will also
become fairly unstable with some afternoon plume potential. Winds
will be on the increase late Wednesday and then continue into
Thursday as a dry cold front slowly shifts east across the area.
A moist weather system may enter the region late Friday into the
weekend.

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IDZ102-103-232045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....48-58.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming southwest up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 53-63 ridges.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph becoming southeast after
      midnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy, much warmer and very dry.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South increasing to 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-15 mph increasing to southwest
      15-25 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. North winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs
60-70.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs
65-75.

$$

MTZ104-105-232045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Chance of a light rain shower late tonight.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...less than 10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........34-44 percent valleys and 45-55 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)...20 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  early.
* Min Temperature.....38-48 valleys and 48-58 ridges.
* Max Humidity........87-95 percent valleys and 64-74 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy, much warmer and drier.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent valleys and 24-34 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming south 10-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming southwest 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85. South winds
10-20 mph.
.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds
5-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Northeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65.

$$

MTZ106-108-232045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers late tonight.
* Min Temperature.....43-53 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ106...and 2 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 53-63 ridges.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny, much warmer and drier.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-85 ridges.
* Min Humidity........9-15 percent valleys and 15-25 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming south 10-20 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming southwest 15-20
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. South winds
10-20 mph.
.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. North winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70.

$$

MTZ107-232045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Chance of a light rain shower late tonight
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........91 percent valleys and 57-67 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
  slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers early.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy, much warmer and drier.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-18 percent valleys and 15-25 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming south 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming southwest 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. South winds
10-20 mph.
.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. North winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ109-232045-
Bitterroot-
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy cloudy. Chance of light rain
  shower late tonight.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming southwest up to
      5 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain
  showers. slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 33-43 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....48-58 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Max Humidity........72-82 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny, much warmer and drier.
* Max Temperature.....85-95 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........8-15 percent valleys and 15-21 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable 5 mph...becoming southwest
      10-20 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South increasing to 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. South winds
10-20 mph.
.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70. North winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65.

$$

MTZ110-111-232045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
244 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms...mainly this evening.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 42-52 percent
  ridges.
* 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)...10 percent.

.Tuesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny, much warmer and drier.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 73-83 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-19 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph...increasing to 10-20
      mph.
*     Ridge Top............South increasing to 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. South winds
10-20 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. South winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Northeast
winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

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