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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014


.DISCUSSION...High pressure will remain over the region for one
more day with another night of poor humidity recoveries. Weak
shortwaves have been passing through the ridge with another wave
tonight that will bring a few showers through north central Idaho
and into western Montana. Cloud cover is going to increase on
Wednesday but temperatures are still expected to be warm with
afternoon humidity slightly higher. Thursday will have much better
chances for showers with a cold front to move through the region
especially through north central Idaho and southwest Montana.


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IDZ102-103-172045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph early in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph decreasing to up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....88-98 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....48-58.
* Max Humidity........68-78 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Friday...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ104-105-172045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming south up to 5 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ104...and 2 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........65-75 percent valleys and 54-64 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* 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........31-41 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 10-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ106-108-172045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Isolated rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Max Humidity........67-77 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph early in the
      evening becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming southwest in the late
      evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ106...and 2 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....73-83.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 23-33 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ106...and 2 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........63-73 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ106...and 2 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 68-78 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Friday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 15-25 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ107-172045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........67-77 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph early in the
      evening becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph becoming south up to 5 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 23-33 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........57-67 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 33-43 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ109-172045-
Bitterroot-
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke. Isolated rain
  showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........69-79 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph early in the evening.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of smoke in the morning.
  Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 75-80 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
* 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.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........63-73 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.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 clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 70-80. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ110-111-172045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
236 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent valleys and 61-71 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 23-33 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.

.Wednesday Night...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the evening. Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........67-77 percent valleys and 60-70 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 38-48 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)...40 percent.

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

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