948  
FNUS55 KMSO 281059  
FWFMSO  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
459 AM MDT WED JUN 28 2017  
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
IDAHO: A STATIONARY BOUNDARY WILL BE THE FOCAL POINT FOR SHOWER AND  
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOP LATER TODAY, ESPECIALLY FOR THE SOUTHERN PART OF  
IDAHO COUNTY. GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS  
AFTERNOON/EVENING OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. A WEAK DISTURBANCE PUSHES  
THROUGH THE NORTHERN ROCKIES WHICH COULD BRING SHOWERS TO THE CLEARWATER  
MOUNTAIN RANGE. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA FOR THE  
LATTER PART OF THE WEEK CAUSING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND.  
 
MONTANA: A STATIONARY BOUNDARY WILL BE THE FOCAL POINT FOR SHOWER AND  
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOP LATER TODAY, ESPECIALLY FOR THE SOUTHWEST MONTANA.  
GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING. A WEAK  
DISTURBANCE PUSHES THROUGH THE NORTHERN ROCKIES WHICH COULD BRING  
SHOWERS PARTICULARLY ACROSS NORTHWEST MONTANA. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE  
BUILDS OVER THE AREA FOR THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEK CAUSING A WARMING  
AND DRYING TREND.  
 
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IDZ102-103-291100-  
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-  
359 AM PDT WED JUN 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 27-37 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1 IN THE PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON...AND 2 IN THE  
CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-10 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* LAL.................1 IN THE PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON...AND 2 IN THE  
CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 65-75 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 30-40 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. NORTH WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-90. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 55-65.  
HIGHS 80-90. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-90.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90.  
 

 
 
MTZ104-105-291100-  
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-  
459 AM MDT WED JUN 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING NORTH 5-10 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT IN THE KOOTENAI...AND 30 PERCENT  
IN THE FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTH 5-10 MPH BECOMING WEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 50-60.  
HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ106-108-291100-  
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-  
459 AM MDT WED JUN 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 63-73 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 28-38 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY  
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1 IN THE WEST LOLO...AND 2 IN THE EAST LOLO.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-90.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85.  
 

 
 
MTZ107-291100-  
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-  
459 AM MDT WED JUN 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 24-34 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55 VALLEYS AND 40-45 RIDGES .  
* MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5-10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-90.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90.  
 

 
 
MTZ109-291100-  
BITTERROOT-  
459 AM MDT WED JUN 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 26-36 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 30-40 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 75-85. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5-10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85.  
 

 
 
MTZ110-111-291100-  
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-  
459 AM MDT WED JUN 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-78 VALLEYS AND 55-65 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 36-46 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................3.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT IN THE DEERLODGE/WEST  
BEAVERHEAD...AND 40 PERCENT IN THE EAST BEAVERHEAD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* LAL.................2 IN THE DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD...AND 3 IN  
THE EAST BEAVERHEAD.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75 VALLEYS AND 55-65 RIDGES .  
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-45 PERCENT  
RIDGES .  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 70-80. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10-15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 75-85. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 80-90.  
 

 
 
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