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
253 AM MDT Wed Oct 28 2020


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: Central Idaho will remain under the influence of a ridge through
Thursday causing very stable, stagnant conditions. Friday, a cold front
will sweep across the region providing little precipitation but much
better dispersion. What little precipitation that does come Friday will
be as rain and not snow, even in the mountains.

Montana: Western Montana will remain under the influence of a ridge
through Thursday causing very stable, stagnant conditions. Some
disturbances will move along the eastern edge of the ridge and cause
light rain and snow showers along the Continental Divide today. Friday,
a cold front will sweep across the region providing little precipitation
but much better dispersion. What little precipitation that does come
Friday will be as rain and not snow, even in the mountains.


IDZ102-103-290900-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez Perce-
153 AM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 38-48 ridges.
* Min Humidity........48-58 percent valleys and 64-74 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........83-93 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....53-63 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent valleys and 56-66 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.
South winds 10-15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
55-65.

$$

MTZ104-105-290900-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
253 AM MDT Wed Oct 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Chance of flurries in the morning. Slight chance of light
  freezing rain. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of snow
  in the afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 30-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........61-71 percent valleys and 77-87 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
  evening. Chance of flurries and slight chance of light freezing
  rain. Slight chance of rain after midnight. Patchy fog after
  midnight. Snow level 7000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........93-100 percent valleys and 81-91 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........56-66 percent valleys and 71-81 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows 30-40. Highs
45-55. South winds 15-25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 40-50. Southwest winds
15-25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and flurries. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ106-108-290900-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
253 AM MDT Wed Oct 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....43-53 valleys and 35-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........66-76 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
  Chance of flurries after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....23-33.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent valleys and 79-89 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southeast 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....40-50.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent valleys and 61-71 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 40-50. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60.

$$

MTZ107-290900-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
253 AM MDT Wed Oct 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
  Chance of flurries. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Snow
  level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....40-45 valleys and 30-35 ridges.
* Min Humidity........65-75 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain showers in the evening. Chance of flurries. Patchy
  fog after midnight. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....23-33.
* Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....40-45.
* Min Humidity........57-67 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
South winds 10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows 30-40. Highs
45-55. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. South winds 5-10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
50-60.

$$

MTZ109-290900-
Bitterroot-
253 AM MDT Wed Oct 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........58-68 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southeast 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....48-58 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........46-56 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds
10-20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 40-50. Southwest
winds 10-20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60. South winds 5-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60.

$$

MTZ110-111-290900-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
253 AM MDT Wed Oct 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....40-50.
* Min Humidity........47-57 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 62-72 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds
20-30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows 25-35. Highs 40-50. West winds
15-25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds
5-15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$



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