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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
419 AM MDT Tue Apr 22 2014


.DISCUSSION...Cold front today with very high chances for a
wetting rain by Wednesday morning. General winds will shift from
southerly to westerly today, and become even stronger Wednesday
with gusts approaching 40 mph from the west. Wednesday will be
much cooler. Beyond Wednesday expect a gradual warm up, but the
weather will remain generally wetter and more unsettled than
recent days.

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IDZ102-103-231030-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain in the morning...then rain showers...
                      isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
                      Snow level 6500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the late morning
      and afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ102...and 2 in FWZ103.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers and rain showers. Snow level
  4000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....23-33.
* Max Humidity........89-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in FWZ102...and 100 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers and rain showers likely. Snow
  level 3500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-55 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent in FWZ102...and 70 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Thursday...Rain showers and chance of snow showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Friday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 35-45. Highs
50-60. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Chance of rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows
35-45. Highs 50-60. Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.

$$

MTZ104-105-231030-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
419 AM MDT Tue Apr 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....48-58.
* Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 10-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-15 mph becoming southwest 10-15
      mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ104...and 2 in FWZ105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent in FWZ104...and 90 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level
  4500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-15 mph increasing to 25-35 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent in FWZ104...and 100 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers. rain showers in the afternoon.
  Snow level 3500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....35-45.
* Min Humidity........37-47 percent valleys and 48-58 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 30-40 mph decreasing to 20-30 mph late
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Friday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 35-45.
Highs 45-55. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ106-108-231030-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
419 AM MDT Tue Apr 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
  afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-15 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph becoming west in the
      afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ106...and 2 in FWZ108.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...60 percent in FWZ106...and 80 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers in the evening. Snow showers.
  Snow level 4500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
* Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 25-35 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers likely. rain showers likely in
  the afternoon. Snow level 3500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 30-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent valleys and 44-54 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. Northeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ107-231030-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
419 AM MDT Tue Apr 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........35-45 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming southwest 5-15 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............Southeast 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph
      late in the morning...then becoming southwest early in the
      afternoon becoming west 5-10 mph late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. Snow showers after midnight.
  Snow level 4500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 86-96 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-15 mph increasing to 20-30 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers and rain showers likely. Snow
  level 3500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 30-35 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 41-51 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
55-65. Southeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers likely. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. North
winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ109-231030-
Bitterroot-
419 AM MDT Tue Apr 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. Snow showers and isolated
  thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 35-45 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming west 10-15 mph early in the
      afternoon...then becoming variable less than 7 mph late in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph becoming west 5-15 mph in
      the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers in the evening. Snow showers.
  Snow level 5000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-35 valleys and 20-25 ridges.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph increasing to 20-30 mph in
      the late evening and overnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Chance
  of rain showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4000 feet.
* Max Temperature.....40-45 valleys and 30-35 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 43-53 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...50 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and rain
showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. West winds 10-20 mph.
.Friday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40. Highs
45-55. East winds 5-10 mph.
.Saturday...Rain showers and snow showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. North winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers and rain showers. Lows
30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ110-111-231030-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
419 AM MDT Tue Apr 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers. Scattered thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....58-68 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph increasing to southwest
      20-30 mph late in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers with thunderstorms likely in the
  evening. Snow showers. Snow level 6000 feet.
* Min Temperature.....25-35 valleys and 15-25 ridges.
* Max Humidity........75-85 percent valleys and 85-95 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1 in FWZ110...and 4 in FWZ111.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...100 percent in FWZ110...and 80 percent in
  FWZ111.

.Wednesday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent valleys and 32-42 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Thursday...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and rain
showers. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Friday...Cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60. Southeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Snow showers and rain showers likely. Lows 30-40.
Highs 45-55. Southeast winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and rain showers.
Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and rain showers.
Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.

$$







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