Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
323 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...ANOTHER DAY OF CONVECTION TODAY...DRIER FRIDAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...ANOTHER ROUND OF CONVECTION IS EXPECTED
TODAY...THOUGH COVERAGE WILL BE LESS THAN PREVIOUS DAYS. DRIER
CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FRIDAY. ANOTHER MONSOONAL SURGE WILL
BEGIN SATURDAY ACROSS THE SOUTH REACHING THE NORTH SUNDAY AND
LASTING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...SUFFICIENT MOISTURE REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
DISTRICT TODAY TO DEVELOP ANOTHER ROUND OF CONVECTION ACROSS MUCH
OF THE STATE WITH THE HIGHEST THREAT ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN.
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
CONDITIONS WILL DRY OUT A BIT MORE FRIDAY...DECREASING THE
COVERAGE OF ANY CONVECTION TO MAINLY THE HIGHER TERRAIN. EXPECT
THE BEGINNINGS OF ANOTHER MONSOONAL SURGE WILL START TO INCREASE
THE CHANCE OF CONVECTION ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY. THIS
DEEP MOISTURE WILL SPREAD FURTHER NORTH AND EAST SUNDAY AND REMAIN
ACROSS MUCH OF THE DISTRICT INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-010015-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.

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

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-010015-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-010015-
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-
323 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 98.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED
                    RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...73-79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

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

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...96-102.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...86-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...17-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-010015-
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-
323 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER) IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 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.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S...HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 60S...HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS AROUND 90 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 70S IN
THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 07 TO WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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