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
351 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...UNSEASONABLE COOL AND WET WEATHER SYSTEM IMPACTS MOST OF STATE LATE TODAY
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...COOL...WET WEATHER WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN
UTAH THIS AFTERNOON AND SPREAD INTO CENTRAL UTAH TONIGHT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER OVER HIGHER TERRAIN
OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS THE COLD TROUGH
ALOFT MOVES TROUGH. SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE SHOULD ESCAPE WITH ONLY
ISOLATED SHOWERS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

.DISCUSSION...AN UNSEASONABLY COOL AND WET STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO
NORTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO CENTRAL UTAH OVERNIGHT. WHILE SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MAKE IT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHERN
UTAH SATURDAY...THE BRUNT OF THE WETTING RAINS WILL OCCUR OVER THE NORTHERN
HALF OF THE STATE...SPECIFICALLY THE MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN VALLEYS.  ALTHOUGH
DRYING WILL MOVE IN ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT THE AIR MASS
WILL REMAIN COOL AND UNSTABLE FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
CONTINUE SUNDAY AND MONDAY AFTERNOONS. A DRIER NORTHWEST FLOW WILL FINALLY
SETTLE IN ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION WITH A WARMING TREND FROM TUESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-230100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
351 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH SWITCHING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER ABOUT 1500.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-95 PCT CLOUD COVER. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS..

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...80-95 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...88-98 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................40 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 60 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-230100-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
351 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...80-90 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST AT 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST 15-25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING 10-20
                                   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-230100-
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-
351 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 86.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...65-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...61-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...85-95 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER) IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 87.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...26-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-230100-
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-
351 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...81-91 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE MID 50S...
HIGHS AROUND 80. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S...HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND
AROUND 50 IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 29 TO THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 04
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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