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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
155 PM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop
into this evening. A few strong storms are possible with gusty winds,
hail, and frequent lightning. Periods of showers and thunderstorms will
continue on Sunday and Monday with a good chance of wetting rains on the
Clearwater-Nez Perce National Forest. Daytime temperatures will cool
into Monday. The pattern for next week is conducive for daily
thunderstorm chances and normal to above normal temperatures.

Montana: Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop
into this evening, mainly from the Mission Valley southward. A few
strong storms are possible with gusty winds, hail, and frequent
lightning. A change to northeast winds is expected along the Divide into
Northwest Montana tonight as well. Periods of showers and thunderstorms
will continue on Sunday and Monday with a good chance of wetting rains
everywhere except Southwest Montana where lower chances exist. Daytime
temperatures will cool into Monday. The pattern for next week is
conducive for daily thunderstorm chances and normal to above normal
temperatures.


IDZ102-103-032000-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
1255 PM PDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 10-15 mph becoming east 5-15 mph
      late in the night.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  10 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........44-54 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming west late in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  60 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  60 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming northeast early
      in the morning.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....50 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  70 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  60 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning.
  Chance of thunderstorms. Rain showers likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........55-65 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....30 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  40 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in the Palouse/Hells Canyon...and
  70 percent in the Clearwater/Nez Perce.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Min humidities 35-45 percent.
Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Min humidities 35-45 percent.
Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ104-105-032000-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
155 PM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-15 mph becoming variable less
      than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance Lightning....20 percent in the Kootenai...and 40 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 53-63 ridges.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-15 mph in the morning becoming
      variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....60 percent in the Kootenai...and 40 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...90 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........98-100 percent valleys and 90-96 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 10-15 mph becoming west 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....60 percent in the Kootenai...and 50 percent
  in the Flathead/Glacier Park.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........50-60 percent valleys and 72-82 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Min humidities 35-45 percent. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Min humidities
35-45 percent. West winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ106-108-032000-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
155 PM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance Lightning....30 percent in the West Lolo...and 40 percent
  in the East Lolo.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....63-73.
* Min Humidity........48-58 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....60 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming southwest early
      in the morning.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....70 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 58-68 ridges.
* Min Humidity........50-60 percent valleys and 57-67 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Min humidities 35-45 percent. West winds
5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Min humidities
30-40 percent. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ107-032000-
Flathead Reservation-
155 PM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph becoming variable less than 5
      mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance Lightning....25 percent in areas west of Highway 93...and
  30 percent in the Mission Mtns and areas east of Highway 93.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........50-60 percent valleys and 61-71 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-15 mph becoming southeast in the late
      morning and afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....50 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph decreasing to variable less
      than 5 mph in the late evening and early morning, then
      becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph early in the morning.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming west in the late
      evening and overnight.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....60 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........50-60 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph becoming west in the late
      morning and afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Min humidities 35-45 percent. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Min humidities
35-45 percent. North winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60-70. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ109-032000-
Bitterroot-
155 PM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph becoming east 5-15 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers with
  thunderstorms likely.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........38-48 percent valleys and 49-59 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming west late in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance Lightning....60 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent in the Darby, Sula, and West Fork
  Districts...and 80 percent in areas north of Hamilton.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and thunderstorms
  likely.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph until early morning becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming southwest early
      in the morning.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance Lightning....70 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in the Darby, Sula, and West Fork
  Districts...and 70 percent in areas north of Hamilton.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........43-53 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in the Darby, Sula, and West Fork
  Districts...and 70 percent in areas north of Hamilton.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Min humidities 30-40 percent. West winds
5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Min humidities 30-40 percent.
West winds 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ110-111-032000-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
155 PM MDT Sat Jul 2 2022

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........88-95 percent valleys and 71-81 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 5-15 mph decreasing to variable
      less than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph becoming east 5-15 mph
      after midnight.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....40 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northeast 10-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming south 10-20 mph
      in the late morning and afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....60 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent in the Deerlodge/West
  Beaverhead...and 60 percent in the East Beaverhead.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........92-100 percent valleys and 79-89 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......North 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph becoming northwest 5-10 mph
      in the late evening and overnight.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....70 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in the Deerlodge/West
  Beaverhead...and 20 percent in the East Beaverhead.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 10-20 mph becoming southwest 5-15 mph
      in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance Lightning....50 percent.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Min humidities 25-35 percent. West winds
10-20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Min humidities
25-35 percent. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-90.

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