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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Montana and N Cntrl Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014


.DISCUSSION...A weak ridge will be moving over the area today
causing warmer and drier conditions.  Another disturbance moves
through the northern Rockies tonight into Thursday producing
widespread precipitation, cooler temperatures and gusty westerly
winds. Portions of north central Idaho up into northwest Montana
should receive the heaviest amounts precipitation from this
feature. A ridge builds back over the region once again on Friday
and Saturday. A more significant disturbance appears to move
through the area on Sunday into Monday.


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IDZ102-103-231015-
Palouse/Hells Canyon-Clearwater/Nez perce-
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....58-68 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
  in the evening. Chance of rain after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-45 ridges.
* Max Humidity........87-97 percent valleys and 81-91 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent in FWZ102...and 10 percent in
  FWZ103.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers likely.
* Max Temperature.....53-63 valleys and 45-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........52-62 percent valleys and 58-68 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. South winds 10-15 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 55-65. Southeast winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 45-55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ104-105-231015-
Kootenai-Flathead/Glacier Park-
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........41-51 percent valleys and 49-59 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* Min Temperature.....40-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Max Humidity........95-100 percent valleys and 87-97 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...30 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers likely.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........53-63 percent valleys and 59-69 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...80 percent in FWZ104...and 60 percent in
  FWZ105.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. Southwest winds 20-30 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 50-60. South winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 40-50.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows
30-40. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ106-108-231015-
West Lolo-East Lolo-
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........30-40 percent valleys and 39-49 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain.
* Min Temperature.....35-45.
* Max Humidity........88-98 percent valleys and 71-81 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent in FWZ106...and 10 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 43-53 ridges.
* Min Humidity........51-61 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...70 percent in FWZ106...and 10 percent in
  FWZ108.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 55-65. Southeast winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow showers.
Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ107-231015-
Salish and Kootenai Reservation-
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.....65-70 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........29-39 percent valleys and 38-48 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* Min Temperature.....45-50 valleys and 35-40 ridges.
* Max Humidity........88-92 percent valleys and 76-86 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 10-20 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain showers likely.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 40-45 ridges.
* Min Humidity........40-50 percent valleys and 47-57 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...40 percent.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
55-65. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 55-65. Southeast winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40-50. Highs
50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 50-60.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 30-40.
Highs 50-60.

$$

MTZ109-231015-
Bitterroot-
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....60-65 valleys and 50-55 ridges.
* Min Humidity........26-36 percent valleys and 36-46 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Variable less than 7 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....35-40.
* Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 5-10 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....55-60 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........34-44 percent valleys and 53-63 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...20 percent.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 55-65. South winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 30-40. Highs 40-50.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
rain showers. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.

$$

MTZ110-111-231015-
Deerlodge/West Beaverhead-East Beaverhead-
412 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.Today...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....50-55 valleys and 40-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........28-38 percent valleys and 38-48 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 5-15 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 5-15 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.

.Tonight...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
  Slight chance of rain after midnight. Snow level 7500 feet.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
* Max Humidity........84-94 percent valleys and 70-80 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......South 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............South 15-25 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Thursday...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....55-65 valleys and 45-50 ridges.
* Min Humidity........27-37 percent valleys and 37-47 percent
  ridges.
* 20-Foot Winds.......
*     Lower Elevation......Southwest 10-20 mph.
*     Ridge Top............Southwest 20-30 mph.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* LAL.................1.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...10 percent.

.Friday...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows 35-45.
Highs 50-60. Southwest winds 10-20 mph.
.Saturday...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
35-45. Highs 55-65. South winds 10-20 mph.
.Sunday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35-45. Highs 45-55. Southwest winds 15-25 mph.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 25-35. Highs 40-50.
.Tuesday...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.

$$





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