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
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure over eastern Washington and north Idaho will allow
dry weather to continue through the work week, as temperatures
warm each day. Expect changes Friday night into Saturday with
cooler temperatures and showers for much of the region into early
next 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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WAZ676-677-260400-
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
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-78.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...17-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 2 to 4 mph in the morning
  becoming east 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...43-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......North to northwest 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
  the north overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...70-80.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest 2 to 4 mph in the morning
  becoming east 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers by evening. Lows
48 to 54. Highs 71 to 81. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of
rain showers. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 53 to 63. West wind 3 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
37 to 46. Highs 52 to 62.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
37 to 43. Highs 55 to 65.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-260400-
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
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-73 valleys and 60-68 mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter valleys and 2 percent drier
                    mountains.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph in the
      morning becoming southeast 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      east 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-44.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...70-76 valleys and 62-70 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southeast 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers by evening. Lows
42 to 49. Highs 69 to 76 valleys...61 to 71 mountains. North wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
37 to 44. Highs 51 to 59 valleys...43 to 53 mountains. West wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain snow
showers. Lows 38 to 43 valleys...32 to 39 mountains. Highs 50 to
55 valleys...40 to 50 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 36 to 41 valleys...30 to 37 mountains. Highs
50 to 56 valleys...40 to 50 mountains.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 30 to 37. Highs 53 to 60 valleys...43 to
53 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-260400-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-78.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...12-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest to north 5 to 9 mph with gusts to
  around 20 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-46.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...45-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest to north 4 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-81.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest to north 2 to 5 mph, becoming
  south in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 77 to 84. North wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
48 to 53. Highs 62 to 69. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 45 to
50. Highs 54 to 61. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to
46. Highs 56 to 63.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
38 to 43. Highs 59 to 67.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-260400-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, and Pasayten Wilderness
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...70-75 valleys and 58-68 mountains.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...17-27 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...North 5 to 9 mph with gusts to around 20
      mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northeast 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...39-45 valleys and 35-43 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...North 3 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 61-71 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      southeast 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 46. Highs 76 to 81 valleys...
65 to 75 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers.
Lows 47 to 52 valleys...40 to 48 mountains. Highs 63 to
68 valleys...49 to 59 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain snow
showers. Lows 42 to 47 valleys...33 to 43 mountains. Highs 55 to
60 valleys...42 to 52 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 39 to 44 valleys...30 to 39 mountains. Highs 57
to 62 valleys...43 to 53 mountains.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 36 to 41 valleys...28 to 36 mountains. Highs
58 to 63 valleys...45 to 55 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ687-260400-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Keller, Republic, and Curlew
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...72-77 valleys and 64-72 mountains.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming north 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 4 to 8 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...37-46.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-81 valleys and 68-76 mountains.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 48. Highs 79 to 84 valleys...
72 to 78 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
45 to 50. Highs 58 to 66. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 42 to 48.
Highs 48 to 57. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 44.
Highs 54 to 59 valleys... 48 to 55 mountains.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35
to 41. Highs 59 to 64 valleys...51 to 58 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ686-260400-
East Washington Northeast (Zone 686)-
Including the cities of Deer Park, Colville, and Newport
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny, becoming sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...72-77 valleys and 65-72 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      northwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-44.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...61-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-81 valleys and 69-76 mountains.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 47. Highs 78 to 83 valleys...
72 to 78 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 49. Highs 62 to 69 valleys...57 to 64 mountains. South wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Rain showers likely. Lows 41 to 48. Highs 52 to
58 valleys...47 to 53 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 43.
Highs 52 to 58 valleys...45 to 52 mountains.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
36 to 41. Highs 56 to 63 valleys...49 to 57 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-260400-
Northern and Central Idaho Panhandle (Zone 101)-
Including the cities of St. Maries, Rathdrum Prairie,
Silver Valley, Bonners Ferry, and Priest Lake
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Partly sunny, becoming sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-74 valleys and 61-71 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming northwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting
      to the northwest in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the northwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...37-43.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph in the
      evening becoming northeast 3 to 7 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
      east 4 to 8 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 65-75 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 77 to 82 valleys...
70 to 79 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Lows
43 to 48. Highs 60 to 68 valleys...54 to 63 mountains. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Rain showers likely. Lows 42 to 47 valleys...36
to 43 mountains. Highs 50 to 56 valleys...43 to 51 mountains.
Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Rain and high mountain snow showers likely. Lows 38 to
43 valleys...32 to 39 mountains. Highs 48 to 53 valleys...41 to 49
mountains.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 32 to 39. Highs 52 to 57 valleys...43 to 52
mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-260400-
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
522 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-79.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting
  to the north in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...42-47.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...60-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...77-82.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 46 to
52. Highs 79 to 84. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers.
Lows 46 to 52. Highs 61 to 66. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows 43 to 48. Highs
53 to 61. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40 to
45. Highs 53 to 62.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
38 to 43. Highs 57 to 66.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 02 - 08 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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