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FNUS55 KMSO 140936  
FWFMSO  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
IDAHO: DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS THE  
IDAHO DISTRICTS THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL ALSO BE A BIT GUSTY,  
ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOONS. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT IS  
EXPECTED TO TRAVERSE THE AREA LATE MONDAY HELPING TO SET UP  
A MUCH COOLER AND WETTER WEATHER PATTERN THAT IS FORECAST TO  
PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
MONTANA: TODAY THE FLATHEAD, KOOTENAI NF, AND GLACIER NP WILL  
REMAIN COOL, CLOUDY, RELATIVELY MOIST WITH OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN  
SHOWERS. ELSEWHERE DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP  
THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND AND BREEZY WINDS BE IN PLACE EACH AFTERNOON,  
ESPECIALLY ACROSS SW MONTANA. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL TRAVERSE THE  
AREA MONDAY NIGHT AND ESTABLISH A MUCH COOLER AND WETTER WEATHER  
PATTERN THAT IS FORECAST TO PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
IDZ102-103-150945-  
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-  
236 AM PDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-90 VALLEYS AND 65-75 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO 15-25 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 64-74 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1-3 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-15 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-90 VALLEYS AND 70-75 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 28-38 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTH 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 15-25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 65-75. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 60-70. SOUTH WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
60-70.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 60-70.  
 

 
 
MTZ104-105-150945-  
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-  
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-71 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)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 66-76 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH DECREASING TO VARIABLE  
LESS THAN 5 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH DECREASING TO 10-20 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 44-54 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 65-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10-20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS  
55-65.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 55-65.  
 

 
 
MTZ106-108-150945-  
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-  
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-78 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 58-68 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 55-65. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS  
60-70.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 55-65.  
 

 
 
MTZ107-150945-  
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-  
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-46 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 48-58 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)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH, THEN BECOMING VARIABLE LESS  
THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 60-70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
60-70.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 60-70.  
 

 
 
MTZ109-150945-  
BITTERROOT-  
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 10-15 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO 20-30 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-55.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........52-62 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 42-52 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90 VALLEYS AND 70-75 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-17 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 15-25 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 50-60.  
HIGHS 70-80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20-30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS  
55-65.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 55-65.  
 

 
 
MTZ110-111-150945-  
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-  
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO 20-30 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-45 VALLEYS AND 45-50 RIDGES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........49-59 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 38-48 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTH 20-30 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 70-75 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTH 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
20-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. SOUTH WINDS  
20-30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
20-30 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50.  
HIGHS 55-65.  
 

 
 
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