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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015


.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: High pressure will begin to build over the region
resulting in a gradual warming and drying trend through Tuesday,
with Tuesday being the warmest day. Southwest flow from a weak
disturbance will develop Wednesday bringing a chance of showers
and even a slight chance for thunderstorms over north-central
Idaho. Cooler and wetter weather possible for the rest of the
week.

Montana: High pressure will begin to build over the region
resulting in a gradual warming and drying trend through Tuesday,
with Tuesday being the warmest day. Southwest flow from a weak
disturbance will develop Wednesday bringing a chance of showers
and even a slight chance for thunderstorms mainly for southwest
Montana. Cooler and wetter weather possible for the rest of the
week.


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IDZ102-103-201000-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 23-33 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East up to 5 mph becoming southwest late in
      the morning...then becoming northwest 5-10 mph in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....MISSING.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent valleys and 81-91 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming east up to 5 mph
      after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming south late in
      the morning...then becoming northwest in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ104-105-201000-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........14-24 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming northwest up to 5 mph
      late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....MISSING.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........15-25 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 65-75. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
55-65.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ106-108-201000-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
  in the afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....58-68 valleys and 48-58 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East 5-10 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....MISSING.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent valleys and 74-84 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph early in the
      evening becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph becoming east in the late
      evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 58-68 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 25-35 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming south late in
      the morning...then becoming northwest in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
60-70.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ107-201000-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph becoming west 5-10 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming south up to 5
      mph late in the evening...then becoming east after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming west late in
      the morning...then becoming northwest 5-10 mph in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds to 10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 65-75. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ109-201000-
Bitterroot-
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........11-21 percent valleys and 20-30 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............East up to 5 mph becoming south late in the
      morning...then becoming northwest 5-10 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 73-83 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 5 mph in the evening
      becoming downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph becoming west late in the
      evening...then becoming east up to 5 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 22-32 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph becoming northwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 60-70. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
55-65.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ110-111-201000-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
352 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  and snow showers. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-10 mph becoming northwest 5-15
      mph in the late morning and afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 7000
  feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 71-81 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......East 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast 5-15 mph becoming east up to 5 mph
      early in the morning.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Monday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 60-70. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Southeast
winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.

$$




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