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
436 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015


.DISCUSSION...
THE AREA WILL BE IN A COOL AND SHOWERY WEATHER PATTERN FOR THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE LOW...REACHING THE VALLEY
FLOORS AT TIMES...BUT ANY ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIGHT.

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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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WAZ676-677-680-682-020245-
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
436 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-58 VALLEYS AND 36-46 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 5 PERCENT DRIER MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 18 TO 22 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...32-37 VALLEYS AND 26-33 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...71-90 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 70-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-61 VALLEYS AND 39-49 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-50 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
29 TO 37. HIGHS 50 TO 59 VALLEYS...39 TO 49 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
29 TO 34 VALLEYS...23 TO 30 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 49 TO 58 VALLEYS...
37 TO 47 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 37. HIGHS 47 TO 55 VALLEYS...35 TO
45 MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 35. HIGHS 47 TO 57 VALLEYS...35 TO
45 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ684-685-687-020245-
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
436 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  DAY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 2500
  FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-58 VALLEYS AND 38-48 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-28 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...30-35 VALLEYS AND 24-32 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...71-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-59 VALLEYS AND 41-51 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-27 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 25-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
      TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
32 TO 37 VALLEYS...26 TO 33 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 51 TO 59 VALLEYS...
40 TO 50 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
27 TO 32 VALLEYS...21 TO 28 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 50 TO 57 VALLEYS...
38 TO 48 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW.
LOWS 30 TO 36 VALLEYS...25 TO 31 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 49 TO
55 VALLEYS...36 TO 46 MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
30 TO 35 VALLEYS...24 TO 31 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 47 TO 54 VALLEYS...
34 TO 44 MOUNTAINS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 34. HIGHS 51 TO 59 VALLEYS...38 TO
48 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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IDZ101-WAZ686-020245-
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
436 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-55 VALLEYS AND 38-48 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...20 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW
  SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...26-32 VALLEYS AND 23-31 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH
      IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH
      OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 18 TO 22 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-57 VALLEYS AND 40-50 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...27-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
      WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 13
  TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 33. HIGHS 48 TO 56 VALLEYS...40 TO
50 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH VALLEY RAIN SHOWERS AND MOUNTAIN
SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 25 TO 32. HIGHS 47 TO 53 VALLEYS...36 TO
46 MOUNTAINS. NORTH WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS
44 TO 49 VALLEYS...34 TO 44 MOUNTAINS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 24 TO 29. HIGHS 49 TO 55 VALLEYS...38 TO 48 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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WAZ673-674-020245-
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
436 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-58.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL 2500 FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...30-35.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 13 TO 17 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
  3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND...WEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 38.
HIGHS 53 TO 60. SOUTH WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 51 TO 58. SOUTHWEST WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW.
LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 48 TO 56. WEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
31 TO 36. HIGHS 48 TO 54.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
30 TO 35. HIGHS 52 TO 59.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 08 - 14 2015

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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