Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Idaho
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

* Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 475
and 476)...

No fire weather concerns for several days with fuels
now non-critical after several days of cold temperatures, high
humidity and recent abundant precipitation haven fallen over the
region. Drying and warming will be the trend for next
week. High temperatures will warm to seasonal normals for late
September by Tuesday and are expected to rise to well above normal
by next Thursday.


* East Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones 410...411
and 413)...

No fire weather concerns for several days with fuels
now non-critical after several days of cold temperatures, high
humidity and recent abundant precipitation haven fallen over the
region.  Expect to see additional showers in the southeast part of
the state on Sunday as the upper level low begins to move out of the
region.  Drying and warming will be the trend for next
week. High temperatures will warm to seasonal normals for late
September by Tuesday and are expected to rise to well above normal
by next Thursday.


* South Central Idaho Dispatch Area weather impact summary (Zones
422...425 and 427)...

No fire weather concerns for several days with fuels
now non-critical after several days of cold temperatures, high
humidity and recent abundant precipitation haven fallen over the
region.  Drying and warming will be the trend for next
week. High temperatures will warm to seasonal normals for late
September by Tuesday and are expected to rise to well above normal
by next Thursday.


IDZ475-232230-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Patchy freezing fog early in the morning. Slight chance of snow
  through the day.
* Max Temperature....41-48 valleys and 33-40 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 6.
* Min Humidity.......48-56 percent valleys and 57-65 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 20.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......6750-7750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....21-28.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......89-97 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 6.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....46-53 valleys and 37-44 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......39-47 percent valleys and 46-54 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 9.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in
*                          the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......6000-7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24 to 31. Highs 44 to 51. North
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 31 to 38. Highs 47 to 54. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 51 to 58. North
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

IDZ476-232230-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Patchy freezing fog early in the morning. Slight chance of snow
  through the day.
* Max Temperature....40-47 valleys and 32-39 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Min Humidity.......52-60 percent valleys and 62-70 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 16.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 6 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......6500-7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....22-29.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......90-98 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....44-51 valleys and 35-42 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......44-52 percent valleys and 54-62 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 9.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 3 to 8 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 6 to 11 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5750-6750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 30. Highs 42 to 49. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 45 to 52. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 37. Highs 49 to 56. North
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 60.

$$

IDZ422-232230-
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog early in
  the morning. Slight chance of snow through the day.
* Max Temperature....42-49 valleys and 33-40 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......52-60 percent valleys and 58-66 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 17.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 3 to 5 mph shifting to the east
*                          3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northeast 3 to 6 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5750-6750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....23-30.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......89-97 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 4 to 7 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 4 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph after
*                          midnight.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph in the evening becoming
  light.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature....46-53 valleys and 37-44 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......44-52 percent valleys and 51-59 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 5 to 8 mph shifting to the
*                          southwest 6 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 4 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
*                          in the morning.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 32. Highs 44 to 51. North
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
31 to 38. Highs 48 to 55. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts
to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 39. Highs 52 to 59. North
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 60.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

IDZ425-232230-
Middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls BLM north of the Snake River-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog early in
  the morning.
* Max Temperature....Around 51.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......42-50 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 14.
* 20ft winds.........Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5750-6750 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....Around 33.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......88-96 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........West winds 4 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in
  the evening.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....Around 55.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......37-45 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph in
  the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
  afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 54 to 61. West
winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 58 to 65.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs 62 to 69. East
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

IDZ427-232230-
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog early in
  the morning. Slight chance of snow through the day. Slight chance
  of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....47-52 valleys and 40-47 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......44-52 percent valleys and 52-60 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......3.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature....29-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......86-94 percent valleys and 90-98 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 5 to 10 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....West 6 to 11 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....47-54.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......38-46 percent valleys and 45-53 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 6.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...West 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around
*                          20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 49 to 56. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 40. Highs 54 to 61. West
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 58 to 65. North
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

IDZ410-232230-
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog early in
  the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....45-52.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......48-56 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 18.
* 20ft winds.........Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......6250-7250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....30-35.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Max Humidity.......86-94 percent.
    24 hr trend......Down 6.
* 20ft winds.........Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph with gusts to
  around 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......200-1200 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the
  morning. Slight chance of rain through the day.
* Max Temperature....47-54.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Min Humidity.......47-55 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........North winds 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around
  20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5500-6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 48 to 55. North
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs 52 to 59.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 56 to 63.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

IDZ411-232230-
Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of snow through the day. Slight chance of rain in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....45-50 valleys and 38-45 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 4.
* Min Humidity.......49-57 percent valleys and 56-64 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 19.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...East 3 to 5 mph shifting to the northwest
*                          3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges/upr slopes....East 3 to 4 mph shifting to the north 4 to
*                          7 mph in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......7000-8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of snow in the evening. Scattered snow showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature....26-32.
    24 hr trend......Up 2.
* Max Humidity.......92-100 percent valleys and 88-96 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 4.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...North 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......400-1400 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
  morning, then chance of rain showers and slight chance of snow in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....Around 48 valleys and 39-46 ridges.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......53-61 percent valleys and 59-67 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northeast 4 to 9 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......4250-5250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 26 to 33.
Highs 40 to 47. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 27 to 33. Highs 43 to 50.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 48 to
55. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

IDZ413-232230-
Caribou Range/Caribou NF-
341 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Patchy freezing fog early in the morning. Slight chance of snow
  through the day. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....44-51.
    24 hr trend......Up 3.
* Min Humidity.......46-54 percent valleys and 53-61 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Down 10.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 3 to 5 mph shifting to the northwest
*                          8 to 11 mph with gusts to around 20 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......7000-8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow through
  the night.
* Min Temperature....31-36.
    24 hr trend......Up 5.
* Max Humidity.......91-99 percent.
    24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....North 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20
*                          mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......300-1300 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather........Cloudy. Higher mountain snow likely with
a chance of valley rain in the morning, then rain likely
in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....42-49.
    24 hr trend......Down 2.
* Min Humidity.......52-60 percent valleys and 64-72 percent
  ridges.
    24 hr trend......Up 8.
* 20ft winds.........
    Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
*                          in the afternoon.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30 percent.
* LAL................1.
* Haines Index.......2.
* Mixing Height......5250-6250 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs 45 to 52. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with
gusts to around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 36. Highs 49 to 56.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 38. Highs 54 to 61. North
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

.OUTLOOK for Saturday September 30 through Friday October 6...
Above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$



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