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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
417 AM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

...Breezy west winds with cooler temperatures today...
...Significant warming and drying trend this weekend...

.DISCUSSION...A low pressure system will continue to produce
showers and isolated thunderstorms across northwest Montana today.
Locations generally south of Interstate 90 should remain dry.
Breezy west winds will increase by mid morning today, and peak
this afternoon, especially across northwest Montana and along the
Divide. The warming trend begins Friday however breezy winds will
continue. Significant warming and drying is expected over the
weekend as high pressure returns.

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IDZ102-103-251030-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
317 AM PDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........23-33 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-50.
* Max Humidity........76-86 percent valleys and 65-75 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-88 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent valleys and 29-39 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Northwest
winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. East winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.
.Wednesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.

$$

MTZ104-105-251030-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
417 AM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....60-70 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........31-41 percent valleys and 51-61 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................2 fire zone 104...3 fire zone 105.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Slight chance of rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........85-95 percent valleys and 75-85 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 15-25 mph decreasing to 10-15 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 30-40 mph decreasing to 20-30 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........24-34 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 70-80. Southwest
winds 10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. South winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. South winds
5-10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ106-108-251030-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
417 AM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in
  the morning.
* Max Temperature.....65-75 valleys and 55-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 58-68 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph becoming southwest 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.
.Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ107-251030-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
417 AM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........21-31 percent valleys and 34-44 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................3.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent valleys and 58-68 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph decreasing to 5-10 mph
      after midnight.
*     Ridge Top............West 15-25 mph decreasing to 10-15 mph after
      midnight.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 55-60 ridges.
* Min Humidity........18-28 percent valleys and 31-41 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 75-85. Southwest
winds 5-10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95. Southeast winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100. Diurnal terrain
winds to 10 mph.
.Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.
.Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 90-100.

$$

MTZ109-251030-
Bitterroot-
417 AM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....70-75 valleys and 60-65 ridges.
* Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........74-84 percent valleys and 55-65 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80 valleys and 65-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Becoming upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the
      afternoon.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 80-90. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 85-95.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55-65. Highs 85-95.

$$

MTZ110-111-251030-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
417 AM MDT Thu Jul 24 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....68-78 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 15-25 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 10-15 mph becoming west 15-25 mph
      in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
* Max Humidity........80-90 percent valleys and 57-67 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 10-20 mph in the evening becoming
      downslope/downvalley 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Friday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-80 valleys and 60-70 ridges.
* Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......West 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............West 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Saturday...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 75-85. West winds
10-15 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 75-85. Southwest winds
5-10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.
.Wednesday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50-60. Highs 80-90.

$$













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