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
244 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...WARMING TREND CONTINUES...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS
THE REGION THROUGH MIDWEEK RESULTING IN A WARMING AND DRYING
TREND. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY...AHEAD
OF A POTENT STORM SYSTEM WHICH WILL IMPACT THE REGION DURING THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH TOMORROW
BEFORE SHIFTING EAST THURSDAY AS A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES
TOWARD THE CALIFORNIA COAST. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO WARM
AND WILL REMAIN EXTREMELY MILD INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. AS THE
STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE FOR THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WORK WEEK...BECOMING GUSTY IN SOME LOCATIONS.
THE STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT
AND WILL REMAIN IN PLACE INTO THE EARLY PART OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-241215-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
244 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ492>494-241215-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
244 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ495>498-241215-
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-
244 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...63-69.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...12-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...65-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.
                    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.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32 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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UTZ488>491-241215-
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-
244 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 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.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S 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. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS AROUND 70. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...
LOWS AROUND 40...HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS AROUND 70. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 01 TO TUESDAY OCTOBER 07
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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