361  
FNUS55 KMSO 010938  
FWFMSO  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
338 AM MDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
..THIS WILL BE THE FINAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST FOR 2019
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
IDAHO: NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND, MAINTAINING STABLE CONDITIONS AND GENERALLY POOR MIXING.  
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY WARM, THOUGH STILL REMAIN WELL  
BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS. TODAY WILL SEE PLENTY OF SUNSHINE, BUT A SERIES  
OF DISTURBANCES WILL INCREASE CLOUD COVER FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. WINDS  
OVERALL WILL BE LIGHT.  
 
MONTANA: NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND, MAINTAINING STABLE CONDITIONS AND GENERALLY POOR MIXING.  
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY WARM, THOUGH STILL REMAIN WELL  
BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS. TODAY WILL SEE PLENTY OF SUNSHINE, BUT A SERIES  
OF DISTURBANCES WILL INCREASE CLOUD COVER FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. SNOW  
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY, ESPECIALLY NEAR THE CONTINENTAL  
DIVIDE. WINDS OVERALL WILL BE LIGHT.  
 
IDZ102-103-020945-  
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-  
238 AM PDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-50 VALLEYS AND 30-40 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30 VALLEYS AND 18-28 RIDGES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 56-66 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1-3 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTH 5-15 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-58 VALLEYS AND 35-45 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........38-48 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 45-55. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS  
30-40. HIGHS 45-55. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 45-55. SOUTH WINDS  
10-15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 45-55.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 45-55.  
 

 
 
MTZ104-105-020945-  
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-  
338 AM MDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-45 VALLEYS AND 25-35 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 57-67 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 68-78 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1-3 MPH, THEN BECOMING  
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-48 VALLEYS AND 30-40 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 60-70 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING WEST 5-15 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 35-45.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS  
30-40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20-30.  
HIGHS 30-40.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20-30.  
HIGHS 35-45.  
 

 
 
MTZ106-108-020945-  
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-  
338 AM MDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-40.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 52-62 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-25.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 59-69 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-45.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 48-58 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50.  
WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 40-50. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 35-45. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20-30.  
HIGHS 35-45.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 20-30. HIGHS  
35-45.  
 

 
 
MTZ107-020945-  
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-  
338 AM MDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35 VALLEYS AND 20-25 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30 VALLEYS AND 15-20 RIDGES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1-3 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45 VALLEYS AND 25-30 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-58 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 54-64 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING WEST 10-15 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 35-45. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 35-45. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 25-35.  
HIGHS 40-50.  
 

 
 
MTZ109-020945-  
BITTERROOT-  
338 AM MDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45 VALLEYS AND 30-35 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-25.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1-3 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50 VALLEYS AND 35-40 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-44 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 42-52 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 40-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 35-45. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10-20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50.  
 

 
 
MTZ110-111-020945-  
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-  
338 AM MDT FRI NOV 1 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40 VALLEYS AND 25-35 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 46-56 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-20.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........62-72 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 53-63 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50 VALLEYS AND 30-40 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........37-47 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)...0 PERCENT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20-30. HIGHS 40-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10-20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 35-45.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. HIGHS 40-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10-20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20-30. HIGHS 35-45.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20-30. HIGHS 35-45.  
 

 
 
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