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
341 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

Idaho: High pressure will bring a warm and dry period today and
Tuesday. A cold front will move into central Idaho by daybreak
Wednesday bringing clouds, higher RHs and breezy westerly winds.

Extended: A drier westerly flow pattern develops to bring above
normal temperatures and below normal precipitation Thursday and
Friday.

Montana: A warm and dry period is expected today and Tuesday. A
cold front will move into western Montana Wednesday morning and
with showers and perhaps a few thunderstorms over southwest
Montana by the afternoon. Expect breezy westerly winds to to
develop with the frontal system.

Extended: A drier westerly flow pattern develops to bring above
normal temperatures and below normal precipitation Thursday and
Friday. There may be continued cloudiness and perhaps a few
showers across northwest Montana during this period however.


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IDZ102-103-280945-
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-
241 AM PDT MON APR 27 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northeast up to 5 mph becoming south in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........73-83 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............East up to 5 mph becoming south 5-15 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-85 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 26-36 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 40-50. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ104-105-280945-
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
341 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........17-27 percent valleys and 28-38 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West-northwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........92-100 percent valleys and 55-65 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 23-33 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.

.Wednesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 55-65.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...thunderstorms
and snow showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ106-108-280945-
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-
341 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 30-40 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........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent valleys and 57-67 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-15 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 63-73 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 55-65.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ107-280945-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
341 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming 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.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 52-62 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph becoming south in the late
      evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph becoming southwest in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
45-55. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
40-50. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds 5-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Southwest winds
10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 60-70.

$$

MTZ109-280945-
BITTERROOT-
341 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 25-35 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Variable 1-3 mph...then becoming south
      up to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 57-67 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. West winds 10-15 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40.
Highs 55-65.
.Sunday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40.
Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ110-111-280945-
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-
341 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog early in
  the morning.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 30-40 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............North 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 63-73 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph becoming south
      5-10 mph in the late evening and overnight.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........12-22 percent valleys and 19-29 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Thursday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...slight
chance of thunderstorms and snow showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. West
winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 60-70. West winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40.
Highs 55-65.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers...thunderstorms
and snow showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.

$$



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