571  
FNUS55 KMSO 021016  
FWFMSO  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
416 AM MDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
IDAHO: GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND FRIDAY AS SOUTHWEST  
FLOW ALOFT MAINTAINS A GRADUAL WARMING TREND. TEMPERATURES WILL BE  
AROUND NORMAL BY THE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND. ALTHOUGH THE  
ATMOSPHERE CONTINUES TO DRY, HUMIDITY READINGS WILL REMAIN A BIT HIGHER  
THAN NORMAL DUE TO RECENT HEAVY RAINS. WHILE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE  
POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY, GREATER CHANCES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 
MONTANA: GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS ARE EXPECTED BOTH TODAY AND FRIDAY AS  
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT MAINTAINS A GRADUAL WARMING TREND. TEMPERATURES  
WILL RISE TO NEAR NORMAL READINGS BY THE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY  
WEEKEND. STARTING ON FRIDAY THERE WILL BE A DAILY THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS WHICH CONTINUES THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 
VIEW FIRE WEATHER BRIEFING VIDEOS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL  
AT HTTPS://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/NWSMISSOULA  
 
IDZ102-103-031030-  
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-  
316 AM PDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 39-49 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING WEST 10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 15-25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........59-69 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-10 MPH IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-90 VALLEYS AND 65-75 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 5-15 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH BECOMING WEST 10-20 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5-10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS  
75-85.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ104-105-031030-  
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-  
416 AM MDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70 VALLEYS AND 50-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-46 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-71 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-88 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 66-76 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-15 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 60-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 38-48 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 15-25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
70-80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.  
WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ106-108-031030-  
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-  
416 AM MDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-68.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 40-50 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING WEST 15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 15-25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 65-75 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-15 MPH IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-78.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 28-38 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
50-60. HIGHS 75-85.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ107-031030-  
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-  
416 AM MDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 50-55 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 46-56 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20-30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1-3 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-15 MPH IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-45 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.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. WEST WINDS  
10-20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS  
75-85. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
50-60. HIGHS 75-85.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 75-85.  
 

 
 
MTZ109-031030-  
BITTERROOT-  
416 AM MDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 34-44 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING WEST 15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20-30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-71 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH LATE  
IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 27-37 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 70-80.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ110-111-031030-  
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-  
416 AM MDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-80 VALLEYS AND 60-65 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-23 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 20-30 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO 15-25 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO 20-30 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 50-60 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* 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.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-85 VALLEYS AND 65-70 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 27-37 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING 10-20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
* LAL.................3.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 75-85. SOUTH WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 70-80. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab MT Page
The Nexlab ID Page Main Text Page