Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
615 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015


.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE DISTRICTS TODAY AND CONTINUE
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. DRY CONDITIONS WITH LOW AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL PREVAIL. EXCEPT FOR SOME MARGINALLY BREEZY
CONDITIONS DOWN THE OKANOGAN VALLEY SUNDAY MORNING...WINDS WILL
BE DIURNALLY AND TERRAIN DRIVEN. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION
WILL BE WITH THE BREAKDOWN OF THE RIDGE DURING THE MID-WEEK PERIOD
AND BEYOND. THIS WILL ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY BREEZY CONDITIONS...AS
WELL AS A CHANCE OF THUNDER OVER THE IDAHO AND EASTERN WASHINGTON
DISTRICTS.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-200115-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTITAS VALLEY...NACHES RIVER VALLEY...
LAKE CHELAN AREA...WENATCHEE RIVER VALLEY AREA...CHINOOK PASS...
WHITE PASS...STEVENS PASS...LAKE WENATCHEE AREA...CLE ELUM
615 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...67-74 VALLEYS AND 57-67 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-23 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-35 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-47 VALLEYS AND 38-44 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...70-77 VALLEYS AND 60-70 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 26-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 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......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 68 TO 78 VALLEYS...56 TO
66 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
45 TO 53 VALLEYS...36 TO 45 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 59 TO 69 VALLEYS...
48 TO 58 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 13 TO 17 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 47 VALLEYS...31 TO 40 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 57 TO
67 VALLEYS...47 TO 57 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND
HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45 VALLEYS...29 TO
38 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 56 TO 66 VALLEYS...44 TO 54 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-200115-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METHOW RIVER VALLEY...OKANOGAN VALLEY...
NESPELEM...MAZAMA...CONCONULLY...NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...
PASAYTEN WILDERNESS...KELLER...REPUBLIC...CURLEW
615 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...67-73 VALLEYS AND 56-66 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...10-20 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 22-30 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 7 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
      MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 6 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-46 VALLEYS AND 37-43 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE
      EVENING BECOMING NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
      THE NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-76 VALLEYS AND 59-69 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...15-25 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-35 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
      THE SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 0 TO 5 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 47. HIGHS 70 TO 78 VALLEYS...59 TO
69 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 44 TO
51 VALLEYS...37 TO 46 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 64 TO 70 VALLEYS...51 TO
61 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
43 TO 48 VALLEYS...33 TO 43 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 60 TO 66 VALLEYS...
49 TO 59 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 47 VALLEYS...34 TO 41 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 58 TO
65 VALLEYS...45 TO 55 MOUNTAINS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 43 VALLEYS...30 TO 38 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 58 TO
65 VALLEYS...46 TO 56 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-200115-
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. MARIES...RATHDRUM PRAIRIE...
SILVER VALLEY...BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST LAKE...DEER PARK...
COLVILLE...NEWPORT
615 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-72 VALLEYS AND 56-66 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-26 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-35 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-42.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...68-75 VALLEYS AND 59-69 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 44. HIGHS 73 TO 79 VALLEYS...
64 TO 74 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO
47. HIGHS 66 TO 71 VALLEYS...57 TO 67 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 46.
HIGHS 61 TO 68 VALLEYS...52 TO 62 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO
7 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 42.
HIGHS 58 TO 64 VALLEYS...49 TO 59 MOUNTAINS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 34 TO 40. HIGHS 58 TO 64 VALLEYS...
48 TO 58 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-200115-
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...PULLMAN
615 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-73.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
  VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-46.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...FAIR.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...70-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 74 TO 80. SOUTH
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
48 TO 53. HIGHS 65 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
43 TO 48. HIGHS 60 TO 67. WEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 46.
HIGHS 59 TO 65.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
38 TO 43. HIGHS 59 TO 65.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 26 - MAY 02, 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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