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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
236 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Scattered showers will persist across central Idaho through mid
evening. Expect dry weather Friday behind the exiting front. Saturday
and Sunday a dry cool front will move through the area resulting in some
breezy conditions each afternoon. Dry weather is likely through much of
next week.

Montana: Numerous rain showers will occur across much of western Montana
through mid evening. However only a few showers are expected in the
Kootenai NF. Expect dry weather Friday behind the exiting front.
Saturday and Sunday a dry cool front will move through the area
resulting in some breezy conditions and temperatures 10 degrees below
normal. Dry weather is likely through much of next week.


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IDZ102-103-232045-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
136 PM PDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent valleys and 80-90 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
                           downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming north 5-15 mph
                           after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....83-93 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 40-50 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming
                           west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........61-71 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-15 mph becoming southwest 5-10
                           mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....83-93 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 10-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph increasing to west 15-25 mph
                           in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. West winds 15-25 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds 10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$

MTZ104-105-232045-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
236 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                      Chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........93-100 percent valleys and 82-92 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph becoming northeast
                           after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-15 mph becoming east 5-10 mph late
                           in the night.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 49-59 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 39-49 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 10-15 mph in the
                           afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph increasing to 20-30 mph
                           in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds
20-30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45-55.
Highs 65-75. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ106-108-232045-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
236 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph becoming
                           downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming west 5-10 mph
                           late in the night.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 68-78 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 44-54 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming west 5-15 mph
                           in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 64-74 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....73-83 valleys and 65-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph increasing to west 20-30
                           mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 65-75. West winds
15-25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. West winds 15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ107-232045-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
236 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........100 percent valleys and 87-97 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph early in the evening
                           becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 10-20 mph becoming southeast 5-10
                           mph late in the night.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........36-46 percent valleys and 47-57 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-60.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 70-80 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
                           becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 32-42 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-15 mph increasing to west 20-30 mph
                           in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50-60. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85.

$$

MTZ109-232045-
Bitterroot-
236 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening becoming
                           downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph late
                           in the night.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....80-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph becoming
                           west 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....50-55.
* Max Humidity........70-80 percent valleys and 58-68 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph becoming variable less
                           than 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 27-37 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph increasing to west 15-25
                           mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds
15-25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds 15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80.

$$

MTZ110-111-232045-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
236 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                      slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....38-48 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Max Humidity........100 percent valleys and 83-93 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Northwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph becoming
                           southwest 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-55.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 56-66 percent ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 70-75 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming 5-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph increasing to 15-25 mph
                           in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 65-75. West winds
15-25 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. West winds 15-25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. West winds 10-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.

$$



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