Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Washington and North Idaho
National Weather Service Spokane WA
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018


.DISCUSSION...

Rain has ended behind a morning cold front. Saturday a few
scattered showers are possible over the mountains with dry
conditons elsewhere. Winds will be gusty from the southwest up to
35 mph in the Columbia Basin. Winds calm Saturday night and the
next several days will be dry with a warming trend into the 70s by
mid 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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WAZ676-677-220130-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...48-58.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...25-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 11 to 15 mph with gusts to around
  35 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 18 to 22 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...33-39.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 6 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
  the evening.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-61.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 40. Highs 58 to 68. Northeast
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 44. Highs 62 to 72.
Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 66 to 76. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 51. Highs
68 to 78.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-220130-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Chance of valley rain showers in the
  morning. Chance of mountain snow showers through the day. Snow
  level 3000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...45-52 valleys and 34-44 mountains.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...40-55 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......21 percent wetter valleys and 30 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to
      around 25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 10 to 14 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...30 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of mountain snow
  showers in the evening.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...30-35 valleys and 26-32 mountains.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 6 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
      the evening.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 6 to 10 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...52-57 valleys and 42-52 mountains.
* Min Humidity...30-45 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 33. Highs 59 to 64 valleys...
49 to 58 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 39. Highs 63 to 68 valleys...
53 to 63 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 66 to
71 valleys...56 to 66 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 67 to 72 valleys...
57 to 67 mountains.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
40 to 45. Highs 65 to 73 valleys...57 to 67 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-220130-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...52-61.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to around 30
  mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...34-39.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...60-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
  the evening.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-61.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 61 to 68. Northeast
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 65 to 72.
Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 68 to 76. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 50. Highs
69 to 78.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-220130-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, and Pasayten Wilderness
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Chance of mountain snow showers in
  the morning. Slight chance of mountain snow showers in the
  afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-56 valleys and 35-45 mountains.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter valleys and 15 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to
      around 20 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 9 to 13 mph with gusts to around
      25 mph.

* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...32-37 valleys and 23-33 mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 71-90 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northwest 5 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
      the evening.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 6 to 10 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-59 valleys and 41-51 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent valleys and 30-45 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...North 5 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 38 valleys...24 to
33 mountains. Highs 61 to 66 valleys...50 to 59 mountains.
Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 39. Highs 65 to 70 valleys...
53 to 63 mountains. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 42. Highs 68 to
73 valleys...56 to 66 mountains. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 49 valleys...
35 to 45 mountains. Highs 69 to 75 valleys...59 to 69 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ687-220130-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Keller, Republic, and Curlew
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of valley rain and
  mountain snow showers in the morning. Snow level 4000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-59 valleys and 45-53 mountains.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 8 to 12 mph with gusts to
      around 25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to
      around 30 mph.

* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 18 to 22 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...33-38 valleys and 29-35 mountains.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier valleys and 15 percent drier
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 25 mph
      in the evening becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph
      overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northwest 5 to 9 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...56-61 valleys and 47-55 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 36. Highs 63 to 68 valleys...
56 to 63 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 40. Highs 67 to 72 valleys...
60 to 67 mountains. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 70 to
75 valleys...62 to 70 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 46. Highs
71 to 78 valleys...64 to 72 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ686-220130-
East Washington Northeast (Zone 686)-
Including the cities of Deer Park, Colville, and Newport
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Chance of valley rain showers in the
  morning. Slight chance of valley rain showers in the afternoon.
  Snow level 4000 feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-59 valleys and 46-54 mountains.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent valleys and 30-45 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier valleys and 10 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 10 to 14 mph with gusts to
      around 25 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to
      around 30 mph.

* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...8000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...33-38 valleys and 29-34 mountains.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 71-90 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier valleys and 20 percent drier
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...West 4 to 8 mph with gusts to around 25 mph
      in the evening becoming downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph
      overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 9 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 3 to 6 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...56-61 valleys and 48-55 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent valleys and 27-40 percent mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35. Highs 63 to 68 valleys...
56 to 62 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 42. Highs
67 to 75 valleys...60 to 69 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 46. Highs
71 to 78 valleys...64 to 72 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-220130-
Northern and Central Idaho Panhandle (Zone 101)-
Including the cities of St. Maries, Rathdrum Prairie,
Silver Valley, Bonners Ferry, and Priest Lake
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny. Chance of valley rain showers in the
  morning. Chance of mountain snow showers through the day. Slight
  chance of valley rain showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4500
  feet.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...51-56 valleys and 42-52 mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent valleys and 40-55 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 15 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to
      around 30 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 9 to 13 mph with gusts to
      around 35 mph.

* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 13 to 17 mph in the morning
  increasing to west 23 to 27 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...31-36 valleys and 28-33 mountains.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...75-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest 4 to 8 mph with gusts to around 25
      mph in the evening becoming downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph
      overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....West 5 to 9 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 3 to 6 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 8 to 12 mph in the evening decreasing
  to 1 to 2 mph overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...53-58 valleys and 45-54 mountains.
* Min Humidity...30-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 36. Highs 59 to 64 valleys...
50 to 60 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 42. Highs
65 to 71 valleys...57 to 67 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 69 to 74 valleys...
60 to 70 mountains.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40 to
45. Highs 70 to 75 valleys...63 to 71 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-220130-
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, and Pullman
500 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...54-61.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 13 to 17 mph with gusts to around
  35 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...West 23 to 27 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...34-39.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......West 6 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
  evening.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...West 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...55-61.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 40. Highs 62 to 68. Northeast
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 47. Highs
67 to 76. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 51. Highs
72 to 79.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for APR 28 - MAY 04, 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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