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FNUS55 KMSO 190926  
FWFMSO  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WRN MONTANA AND N CNTRL IDAHO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
326 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
IDAHO: TODAY WILL BE WARM AND BREEZY WITH A DRY COLD FRONT MOVING THE  
REGION TODAY. TOMORROW WILL BE MUCH COOLER WITH TEMPERATURES 10 TO 15  
DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR AND RAIN ALONG THE BITTEROOT  
DIVIDE.  
 
MONTANA: TODAY WILL START BREEZY AND GET WINDY TONIGHT WITH A DRY COLD  
FRONT MOVING THROUGH. SEVERAL WIND ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN ISSUED DUE TO  
WIND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH EXPECTED THIS EVENING. WESTERLY TO NORTHWESTERLY  
WINDS WILL PEAK THIS EVENING. NORTHWEST MONTANA WILL SEE SOME FAST  
MOVING, LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A WETTING RAIN IS VERY  
UNLIKELY UNTIL THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.  
 
IDZ102-103-200930-  
PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON-CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE-  
226 AM PDT WED JUN 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-78 VALLEYS AND 55-65 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 35-45 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 20-30 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 6500 FEET.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-50 VALLEYS AND 35-40 RIDGES.  
* 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............WEST 20-30 MPH DECREASING TO 10-20 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS  
LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW  
LEVEL 5500 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-65 VALLEYS AND 40-50 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 67-77 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* LAL.................3.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT IN THE PALOUSE/HELLS CANYON...AND  
50 PERCENT IN THE CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE SNOW  
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. WEST WINDS  
10-15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS  
45-55. HIGHS 65-75. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 65-75.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ104-105-200930-  
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-  
326 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 7500  
FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75 VALLEYS AND 50-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 41-51 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 25-35 MPH.  
* LAL.................3.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY  
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY THEN  
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
SNOW LEVEL 6500 FEET.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-45.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 75-85 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-10 MPH IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 25-35 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................3.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT IN THE KOOTENAI...AND 30 PERCENT IN  
THE FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS  
LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-65 VALLEYS AND 40-50 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 71-81 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......SOUTH 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* LAL.................2 IN THE KOOTENAI...AND 1 IN THE  
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...30 PERCENT IN THE KOOTENAI...AND 50 PERCENT  
IN THE FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 50-60. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. NORTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
60-70.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 65-75.  
 

 
 
MTZ106-108-200930-  
WEST LOLO-EAST LOLO-  
326 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-70 VALLEYS AND 53-63 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO 20-30 MPH LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 25-35 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LEVEL 6500 FEET.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-45.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 20-30 MPH DECREASING TO 10-20 MPH LATE  
IN THE EVENING, THEN DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT  
BECOMING SOUTH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 20-35 MPH DECREASING TO 15-25 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS  
LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW  
LEVEL 6000 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-60 VALLEYS AND 43-53 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 61-71 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH.  
* LAL.................2 IN THE WEST LOLO...AND 1 IN THE EAST LOLO.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 50-60. WEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 60-70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
65-75.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 65-75.  
 

 
 
MTZ107-200930-  
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-  
326 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 50-55 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 31-41 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 25-35 MPH.  
* 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. SNOW LEVEL 6500 FEET.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50 VALLEYS AND 35-40 RIDGES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 85-95 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 10-20 MPH DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH LATE  
IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 30-40 MPH DECREASING TO 15-25 MPH.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...10 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65 VALLEYS AND 40-45 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 72-82 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......VARIABLE LESS THAN 7 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 15-25 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...20 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
55-65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 65-75. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 65-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS  
65-75.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55.  
HIGHS 70-80.  
 

 
 
MTZ109-200930-  
BITTERROOT-  
326 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 VALLEYS AND 50-55 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 30-40 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 25-35 MPH.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-43.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 25-35 MPH BECOMING WEST 10-20 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS  
LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW  
LEVEL 6000 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60 VALLEYS AND 40-45 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 57-67 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.  
* LAL.................2.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...30 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS  
35-45. HIGHS 50-60. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS, THUNDERSTORMS  
AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 55-65. NORTHWEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS  
60-70.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS  
65-75.  
 

 
 
MTZ110-111-200930-  
DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD-EAST BEAVERHEAD-  
326 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75 VALLEYS AND 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 33-43 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......BECOMING WEST 15-25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 25-35 MPH.  
* LAL.................1 IN THE DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD...AND 4 IN  
THE EAST BEAVERHEAD.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-40.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 64-74 PERCENT  
RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 7-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............NORTHWEST 20-35 MPH BECOMING WEST 15-25 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...0 PERCENT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SNOW  
SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-60 VALLEYS AND 45-50 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* LOWER ELEVATION......WEST 5-15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP............WEST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO 20-30 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* LAL.................2 IN THE DEERLODGE/WEST BEAVERHEAD...AND 1 IN  
THE EAST BEAVERHEAD.  
* CWR (> 0.10 INCH)...30 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SNOW AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 45-55. WEST WINDS 15-25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS, THUNDERSTORMS  
AND SNOW. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 55-65. NORTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 60-70.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 65-75.  
 

 
 
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