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
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015


.DISCUSSION...

 Idaho:
High pressure, stable conditions, plenty of sun and light
winds will be the story again today. Expect winds to be variable,
though diurnal, terrain-driven breezes should be anticipated from
1500 through roughly 2000.

 Montana:
High pressure, stable conditions, plenty of sun and light
winds will be the story again today. Expect winds to be variable,
though diurnal, terrain-driven breezes should be anticipated from
1500 through roughly 2000.


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IDZ102-103-211030-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South up to 5 mph becoming northwest 5-10
      mph in the late morning and afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest up to 5 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 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........20-30 percent valleys and 27-37 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Variable 1-3 mph becoming northwest up to 5
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

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

$$

MTZ104-105-211030-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent valleys and 78-88 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph becoming southwest in the
      late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming northwest in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ104...and 2 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Thursday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. East winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ106-108-211030-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

.Today...
* 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......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....30-40.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 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 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 23-33 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Variable 1-3 mph becoming north up to 5 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 65-75. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Northeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ107-211030-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 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 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     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.

.Wednesday...Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80. Diurnal terrain winds
to 10 mph.
.Thursday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
60-70. Northeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
55-65.

$$

MTZ109-211030-
Bitterroot-
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 21-31 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.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........79-89 percent valleys and 68-78 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 1-3 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest up to 5 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 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........10-20 percent valleys and 18-28 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Variable 1-3 mph becoming north up to 5 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.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
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
.Friday...Snow showers likely with possible rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. North winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and rain showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ110-111-211030-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
424 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........14-24 percent valleys and 21-31 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Northwest 5-10 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 64-74 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West up to 5 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tuesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 50-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........13-23 percent valleys and 22-32 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast up to 5 mph becoming north in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.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 35-45. Highs 60-70. South winds 5-10 mph.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers...snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. East winds
5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and rain showers. Lows
30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$




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