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
246 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015


.DISCUSSION...

A HOT AND DRY PATTERN WILL CONTINUE DUE TO BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE.
WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN THROUGH THURSDAY. BY
FRIDAY, BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ALONG EAST SLOPES OF THE
CASCADES. MONSOONAL MOISTURE COULD IMPACT IDAHO PANHANDLE AND
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON BRINGING A SMALL CHANCE OF
ISOLATED LIGHTNING.


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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-301330-
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
246 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...56-65 VALLEYS AND 52-60 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-100 VALLEYS AND 81-91 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 1 TO 2 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...58-68 VALLEYS AND 54-64 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...35-50 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
      THE NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-101 VALLEYS AND 81-91 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 69 VALLEYS...
54 TO 64 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 89 TO 99 VALLEYS...78 TO 88 MOUNTAINS.
WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO
70 VALLEYS...53 TO 63 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 83 TO 93 VALLEYS...71 TO
81 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 06 - 12 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-301330-
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
246 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...56-63 VALLEYS AND 50-59 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER
     MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
      THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...91-98 VALLEYS AND 80-90 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 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...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 1 TO 2 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...58-65 VALLEYS AND 53-62 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...30-45 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-101 VALLEYS AND 83-93 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 68 VALLEYS...
54 TO 64 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 90 TO 100 VALLEYS...80 TO 90 MOUNTAINS.
WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 69 VALLEYS...54 TO 64 MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS 86 TO 93 VALLEYS...76 TO 86 MOUNTAINS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 68 VALLEYS...53 TO
63 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 85 TO 92 VALLEYS...71 TO 81 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 06 - 12 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-301330-
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
246 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...51-59.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-65 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     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...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...89-96 VALLEYS AND 82-92 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 1 TO 2 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
  TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-62.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-55 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-100 VALLEYS AND 85-95 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE WEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 64. HIGHS
89 TO 99 VALLEYS...82 TO 92 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 63. HIGHS 87 TO 95 VALLEYS...79 TO
89 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 63. HIGHS 84 TO
93 VALLEYS...76 TO 86 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 06 - 12 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-301330-
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
246 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-63.
*    24 HR TREND...7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
  EAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-100.
*    24 HR TREND...6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...8-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...EAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...10000 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-66.
* MAX HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...POOR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...97-103.
* MIN HUMIDITY...6-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...5 MODERATE.
* MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59 TO 69. HIGHS
92 TO 102. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61 TO 69. HIGHS
87 TO 95.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR AUG 06 - 12 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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