Smoke Management Weather Forecast
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SALT LAKE CITY FIRE WEATHER OFFICE...SMOKE MANAGEMENT FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
1054 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014......MERRILL

.DISCUSSION...EXCELLENT CLEARING VALUES IN PLACE TODAY DUE TO
INSTABILITY AND MODERATE NORTHWESTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS WILL TREND TO
DECREASE RAPIDLY TOMORROW. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN REGION THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND SETTING
THE STAGE FOR DECREASING TRANSPORT WINDS AND LOWERING CLEARING
INDICES WITH MANY AREAS DROPPING BELOW A CLEARING INDEX OF 500.
CLEARING TRENDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AGAIN SATURDAY DUE TO
INCREASED TRANSPORT WINDS ALOFT...WITH GOOD VENTILATION POTENTIAL
ACROSS THE WEST AND GENERALLY EXCELLENT IN THE EAST.

A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE CLEARING INDEX IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SLC/PROJECTS/IFP/HTML/CLRINDX.HTML
USE ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS IN THE WEB ADDRESS.

* ALL HEIGHTS ARE ABOVE SEA LEVEL (ASL) UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE *

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 950

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 430

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 8900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 280

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 580

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 880

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 270

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 360

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 660

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 890

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 370

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 420

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 760

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 640

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 350

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 590

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 550

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 390

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 660

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 18
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 16
CLEARING INDEX.............. 640

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 600

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 17
CLEARING INDEX.............. 900

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 16
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 8400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 22
CLEARING INDEX.............. 950

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 8800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 20
CLEARING INDEX.............. 970

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 22
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 990

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 380

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 410

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 640

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 7100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 970

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 5800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 660

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 5800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 540

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 6200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 770

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 19
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 400

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 500

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 800

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 3900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 17
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 3200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 650

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 3200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 570

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 3700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 920

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 18
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 7700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 430

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 8000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 510

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 8900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 880

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 16
CLEARING INDEX.............. 920

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 420

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 460

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 770

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 290

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 320

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 780

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 1200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 21
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 540

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 600

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 17
CLEARING INDEX.............. 930

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 17
CLEARING INDEX.............. 970

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 490

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 530

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 820

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