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
300 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

...WARM AND DRY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TOMORROW...WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE NEXT STORM WILL
MOVE INTO THE AREA STARTING FRIDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A WARMING/DRYING TREND CONTINUES THROUGH TOMORROW.
SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOME GUSTY WITH AREAS OF LOW RH WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY AHEAD OF A SPRING STORM WHICH ARRIVES FRIDAY. FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND APPEAR TO BE COOLER AND MORE MOIST WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

UTZ478>480-050045-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
300 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-050045-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
300 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY
                    SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 20-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-050045-
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-
300 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...85-91.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...12 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...12-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...51-58.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...46-56.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY
                    SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...82-89.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 20-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 30-40 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-050045-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
300 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY
                    SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-050045-
FORECAST AREA 5...NORTHEASTERN UTAH (UINTA IFC AREA)-
ZONE 481 WESTERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 482 WESTERN UINTAH
BASIN...ZONE 483 SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE
484 TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
300 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING 15-25
                                   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH BECOMING 25-35
                                   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS AROUND 40...HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE MID 30S...HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S...HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 30S...HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID 30S...HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 11 TO TUESDAY MAY 17
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
=

$$

ROGOWSKI


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