Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
317 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...COOL WITH SHOWERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY THEN DRY AND WARMER...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL
KEEP COOL AND MOIST CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION BEGINNING THURSDAY WITH
WARMER AND DRY CONDITIONS.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD TROUGH WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. COLD TEMPERATURES OF 10-20 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY. STRONG GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS DIXIE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL GRADUALLY BUILD
IN THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND FOR WARMING TEMPERATURES AND DRY
CONDITIONS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LOWER INTO THE MID TO UPPER
TEENS IN MOST VALLEYS BY THE WEEKEND WHILE TEMPERATURES RISE TO SLIGHTLY
ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS.

***THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS***
***ALL WINDS ARE 20 FOOT...10-MINUTE AVERAGES***

UTZ478>480-011230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
317 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS...RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...94-100 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH INCREASING TO
                                   NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...88-98 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-011230-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
317 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...NUMEROUS
                    SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS
                    AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-011230-
FORECAST AREA 3...SOUTHWEST UTAH (CEDAR CITY IFC AREA)-
ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT...ZONE 496 COLOR COUNTRY
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 497 MOJAVE DESERT...ZONE 498 GRAND STAIRCASE-
317 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...55-61.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...87-97 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED
                    SNOW SHOWERS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 78.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...43-50.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
                    IN AND AROUND THE N-S ORIENTED CANYONS NEAR I-15.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 20-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...17-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488>491-011230-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL...ZONE
490 COLORADO RIVER BASIN...ZONE 491 SOUTHEAST UTAH-
317 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...33-42.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
UPPER 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE VALLEYS AND
AROUND 60 IN THE MOUNTAINS. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE LOWER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS
THAN 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...CLEAR...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE
MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 08 TO TUESDAY OCTOBER 14
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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