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
630 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014


.DISCUSSION...

A slow moving frontal system will spread clouds and rain across
the region today and Friday, with the highest rain chances limited
to the Cascades. This precipitation will then spread east into
eastern Washington and north Idaho on Friday. Rain in the Idaho
Panhandle will likely linger into Saturday. Cool and unsettled
weather is expected to continue into next week.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-310115-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of...Kittitas Valley...Naches River Valley...
Lake Chelan Area...Wenatchee River Valley Area...Chinook Pass...
White Pass...Stevens Pass...Lake Wenatchee Area...Cle Elum
630 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...45-54 valleys and 40-49 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...5 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...80-90 percent valleys and 81-100 percent
  mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...15 percent wetter valleys and 10 percent wetter
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 4 to 8 mph in the morning shifting
      to the south in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...90 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-45 valleys and 36-42 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
      the southwest overnight.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...90 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain in the morning...then rain likely in
  the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-55 valleys and 40-48 mountains.
* Min Humidity...75-90 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming west 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...80 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and high
mountain snow. Lows 30 to 38. Highs 47 to 54 valleys...37 to
46 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow
showers. Lows 30 to 36. Highs 46 to 54 valleys...36 to
46 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and high mountain snow
likely. Lows 33 to 40. Highs 46 to 55 valleys...38 to
47 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 41 to
46 valleys...35 to 42 mountains. Highs 49 to 58 valleys...41 to
51 mountains.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
35 to 44. Highs 49 to 58 valleys...43 to 52 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 06 - 12 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-685-687-310115-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of...Methow River Valley...Okanogan Valley...
Nespelem...Mazama...Conconully...North Cascades Highway...
Pasayten Wilderness...Keller...Republic...Curlew
630 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of rain
  in the morning...then rain in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...47-53 valleys and 40-48 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...75-90 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent wetter.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...80 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-45 valleys and 35-43 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...70 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain in the morning...then rain likely in
  the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...50-55 valleys and 40-50 mountains.
* Min Humidity...70-80 percent valleys and 75-90 percent mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      south 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...80 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 to
41 valleys...28 to 38 mountains. Highs 48 to 53 valleys...37 to
47 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of valley rain and
mountain snow showers. Lows 28 to 34. Highs 46 to 52 valleys...
36 to 45 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of valley rain and mountain snow.
Lows 28 to 35. Highs 46 to 52 valleys...36 to 46 mountains. South
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow. Lows 40 to 45 valleys...34 to 40 mountains. Highs 49 to
55 valleys...39 to 48 mountains.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
32 to 42. Highs 47 to 54 valleys...40 to 48 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 06 - 12 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-310115-
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...Newport
630 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight
  chance of rain in the morning. chance of rain in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...50-57 valleys and 46-56 mountains.
*    24 hr Trend...2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...10 percent drier valleys and 15 percent drier
     mountains.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      east 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening.
  slight chance of rain overnight.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...39-45.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...81-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged valleys and 10 percent drier mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-60 valleys and 50-58 mountains.
* Min Humidity...61-80 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....South 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Saturday...Cooler. Cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 37 to 42.
Highs 46 to 51 valleys...38 to 47 mountains. West wind 3 to
7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 45 to 50 valleys...35 to
45 mountains. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 47 to 52 valleys...38 to 48 mountains.
South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow. Lows 35 to 42. Highs 47 to 52 valleys...39 to 48 mountains.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
35 to 42. Highs 48 to 54 valleys...40 to 50 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 06 - 12 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-310115-
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...Pullman
630 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of rain
  through the day.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-61.
*    24 hr Trend...3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...61-80 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* 20-Foot Wind...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...40 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...43-48.
*    24 hr Trend...4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
*    24 hr Trend...Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Excellent.
* 20-Foot Wind...Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...1000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 8 to 12 mph in the evening shifting to the
  north overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Rain in the morning...then chance of
  rain in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-60.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent.
* 20-Foot Wind...Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming south
  4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...South 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 39 to 44.
Highs 49 to 55. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 48 to 53. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
49 to 56. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 41 to 46.
Highs 51 to 58.
.Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 39 to 44. Highs 52 to 58.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for NOV 06 - 12 2014

Above Normal Temperatures and Above Normal Precipitation.


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