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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
241 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014


.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK WAVE EXITS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BUT A WARM
FRONT WILL BEGIN TO LIFT IN AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM OVERNIGHT.
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTH AND EAST WA AND ID
DISTRICTS...BEFORE THE THREAT RETREATS TOWARD THE CASCADES AND
THE CANADIAN AND MONTANA BORDER OVERNIGHT. A WETTER SYSTEM PUSHES
IN THURSDAY WITH WETTING RAINS LIKELY FOR MOST...AS A COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE CASCADES AND THE REGION BETWEEN LATE AFTERNOON AND
THURSDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDER ACROSS WEST AND
NORTHERN DISTRICTS FROM LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY
EVENING...BUT THE OVERALL RISK IS SLIGHT. SHOWER CHANCES WILL
CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY...WITH A SLIGHT RISK OF THUNDER LINGERING
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST DISTRICTS TOO. BREEZY CONDITIONS ALSO FOLLOW
THE FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON. DRIER AND WARMER
WEATHER IS EXPECTED SATURDAY WITH A ANOTHER COLD FRONT EXPECTED
SATURDAY NIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN CHANCES MOVE IN
THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

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FORECASTS FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE
10 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WIND.
***************************************************************

WAZ676-677-680-682-171345-
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
241 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. HIGH MOUNTAIN
  SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-48 VALLEYS AND 34-43 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...10 PERCENT DRIER.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....40 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. HIGH MOUNTAIN
  SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-61 VALLEYS AND 41-51 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...45-60 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-80 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND UNCHANGED MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....50 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. VALLEY RAIN...MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS
  AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
  OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
  4500 FEET.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-41 VALLEYS AND 28-35 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST 6 TO 11 MPH. IN THE KITTITAS
      VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
      NORTHWEST 14 TO 18 MPH OVERNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
      OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....30 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-63 VALLEYS AND 43-53 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-55 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      40 MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 18 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      40 MPH IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 11 TO 15 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF VALLEY
RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 57 TO
67 VALLEYS...46 TO 56 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 42 VALLEYS...28 TO 35 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
54 TO 64 VALLEYS...42 TO 52 MOUNTAINS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 40 VALLEYS...28 TO 35 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
57 TO 67 VALLEYS...44 TO 54 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 24 - 30 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

WAZ684-685-687-171345-
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
241 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
  CHANCE OF HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF
  RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-45 VALLEYS AND 32-39 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT WETTER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN...HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61 VALLEYS AND 41-51 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 60-75 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....40 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS
  IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
  CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SNOW
  LEVEL 5000 FEET.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-42 VALLEYS AND 28-37 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...NEAR SURFACE.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....30 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  VALLEY RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LEVEL 4000 FEET.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-64 VALLEYS AND 43-53 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-29 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 30-45 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
      THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS 28 TO 36. HIGHS 60 TO 68 VALLEYS...47 TO
57 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40 VALLEYS...29 TO 36 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 58 TO
66 VALLEYS...46 TO 56 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 42 VALLEYS...28 TO 37 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
58 TO 67 VALLEYS...45 TO 55 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41 VALLEYS...28 TO 36 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
57 TO 66 VALLEYS...44 TO 54 MOUNTAINS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF VALLEY RAIN AND
MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40 VALLEYS...28 TO
36 MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 60 TO 68 VALLEYS...47 TO 57 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 24 - 30 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

IDZ101-WAZ686-171345-
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
241 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
  5500 FEET.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-42 VALLEYS AND 33-39 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-56 VALLEYS AND 43-53 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...20 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 15 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
      BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....40 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW
  SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-43 VALLEYS AND 33-39 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
      OVERNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....70 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY SUNNY. VALLEY RAIN SHOWERS...MOUNTAIN SNOW
  SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL
  4500 FEET.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61 VALLEYS AND 44-54 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-50 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      25 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 18 TO 22 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....30 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
29 TO 35. HIGHS 60 TO 67 VALLEYS...52 TO 62 MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
33 TO 39. HIGHS 58 TO 64 VALLEYS...49 TO 59 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST
WIND 8 TO 12 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO
39. HIGHS 59 TO 66 VALLEYS...50 TO 60 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO
40. HIGHS 54 TO 63 VALLEYS...45 TO 55 MOUNTAINS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 57 TO 66 VALLEYS...48 TO
58 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 24 - 30 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$

WAZ673-674-171345-
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
241 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN.
* LAL....1.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-48 VALLEYS AND 38-43 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND...UNCHANGED VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT WETTER MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EARLY MORNING...THEN
  RAIN BECOMING LIKELY BETWEEN MID-MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-61 VALLEYS AND 48-53 MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-75 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
*    24 HR TREND...20 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 15 PERCENT WETTER
     MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
      AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....30 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
  OVERNIGHT.
* LAL....2.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-44 VALLEYS AND 36-41 MOUNTAINS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 100 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      25 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....40 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING.
* LAL....1.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-63 VALLEYS AND 48-53 MOUNTAINS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 30-40 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
* 20-FOOT WIND........
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
      30 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST 13 TO 17 MPH.
* HAINES INDEX...2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN).....10 PERCENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 43. HIGHS
60 TO 70 VALLEYS...53 TO 63 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WIND 7 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
39 TO 45. HIGHS 62 TO 67 VALLEYS...56 TO 63 MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST
WIND 3 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO
43. HIGHS 57 TO 64 VALLEYS...47 TO 54 MOUNTAINS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 60 TO 67 VALLEYS...50 TO 56 MOUNTAINS.

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APR 24 - 30 2014

NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


$$




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