Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
337 AM MDT Mon Jun 17 2019


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon
and last until sunset for the eastern Clearwater and Nez Perce forests
with isolated activity further west. Locally heavy rain is possible
directly under storm cells but overall rainfall amounts will be spotty
and light. Winds will be light and terrain driven today but may be
gusty around any thunderstorms. Daytime temperatures will be similar to
yesterday but afternoon Rh will be higher. Westerly winds will become
more noticeable Tuesday, then increase further into Wednesday under dry
conditions.

Montana: A few showers will occur this morning, then increase to
scattered showers and thunderstorms by early afternoon. Thunderstorm
activity will diminish by late evening. Locally heavy rain is possible
directly under storm cells but overall rainfall amounts will be spotty
and light. Winds will be light and terrain driven today but may be gusty
around any thunderstorms. Daytime temperatures will be similar to
yesterday but afternoon Rh will be higher. Westerly winds will become
more noticeable Tuesday, then increase further into Wednesday under
mostly dry conditions.


IDZ102-103-180945-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
237 AM PDT Mon Jun 17 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........39-49 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph early in
      the afternoon, then becoming variable less than 7 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming northwest
      5-10 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 3 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....50-60 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and 2 in the
  Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-90 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent valleys and 40-50 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph becoming west 10-20 mph
      in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. West winds
15-25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of thunderstorms and
slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. West winds
15-25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55. Highs
65-75.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ104-105-180945-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
337 AM MDT Mon Jun 17 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........37-47 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent valleys and 77-87 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2 in the Kootenai...and 3 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Kootenai...and 2 in the
  Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
50-60. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 20-30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds
20-30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds
10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ106-108-180945-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
337 AM MDT Mon Jun 17 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....68-78.
* Min Humidity........46-56 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming northwest 5-15 mph in
      the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent in the West Lolo...and 30 percent
  in the East Lolo.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........82-92 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-15 mph becoming southwest 5-15
      mph in the late evening and overnight.
* LAL.................2 in the West Lolo...and 3 in the East Lolo.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 60-70. West winds
20-30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. West winds 25-35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds
10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 60-70.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ107-180945-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
337 AM MDT Mon Jun 17 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........43-53 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming northwest 5-15
      mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 77-87 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 65-75. Southwest
winds 20-30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. West winds
20-30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75.

$$

MTZ109-180945-
Bitterroot-
337 AM MDT Mon Jun 17 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 46-56 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming northwest
      5-15 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........81-91 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph early in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 60-70. West winds
20-30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers,
thunderstorms and slight chance of snow showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. West winds 20-30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. West winds
10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ110-111-180945-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
337 AM MDT Mon Jun 17 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........38-48 percent valleys and 50-60 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming north 5-15 mph in the
      late morning and afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in the Deerlodge/West
  Beaverhead...and 10 percent in the East Beaverhead.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........90-99 percent valleys and 78-88 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph becoming south 5-10 mph
      in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph becoming west 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* LAL.................1 in the Deerlodge/West Beaverhead...and 2 in
  the East Beaverhead.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds
20-30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 25-35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Northwest
winds 15-25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers, thunderstorms and
snow showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows
40-50. Highs 60-70.

$$



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