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
329 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...HEADLINE...WARM STABLE AIRMASS PERSISTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY
FOLLOWED BY A STRONG MOISTURE SURGE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERING OVER THE DISTRICT
THROUGH TOMORROW WILL RETAIN WARM AND STABLE CONDITIONS
THROUGHOUT. ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER
HIGH TERRAIN...THOUGH LITTLE TO NO WETTING RAINS ARE EXPECTED.
DEEPER MOISTURE AND AN INCREASED CHANCE OF WETTING RAINS COME
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.DISCUSSION...ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE STATEWIDE
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE CONTINUES TO ENVELOP
THE REGION. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EXPECT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO
DEVELOP AGAIN OVER SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS...WHILE
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE TEENS WILL BE MORE CONFINED TO
THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WEST DESERT AREAS. A SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE
SURGE WILL INFILTRATE SOUTHERN UTAH WEDNESDAY EVENING AND SPREAD
NORTHWARD BY THURSDAY... CATAPULTING RH VALUES AND DELIVERING A
SOLID CHANCE OF WETTING RAINS TO MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-171245-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
329 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014


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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-171245-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
329 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-171245-
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-
329 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...65-74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...47-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...92-94.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 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.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...68-74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...86-90.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-171245-
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-
329 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........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.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED
                    RAIN SHOWERS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24 TO TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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