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
252 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WARMING TREND CONTINUES...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
THROUGH EARLY IN THE WEEK RESULTING IN DRY CONDITIONS...LIGHT
WINDS...AND A WARMING TREND. MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO RETURN
NORTHWARD BY MIDWEEK.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE HAS MOVED OVER THE FIRE DISTRICT...
RESULTING IN DRY AND STABLE CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS. THE RIDGE
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH TOMORROW BEFORE SHIFTING EAST.
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL START TO DRAW MOISTURE INTO SOUTHERN UTAH ON
TUESDAY BEFORE A WEAK LOW OVER ARIZONA MOVES ACROSS THE DISTRICT
ON WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AND WILL CURB THE WARMING TREND OVER THE AREA.
SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE THURSDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AHEAD OF ANOTHER APPROACHING TROUGH.

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

UTZ478>480-261230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
252 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85 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........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 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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UTZ492>494-261230-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
252 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                                   GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING.
                    RIDGETOPS......EAST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                                   MPH IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 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.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 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.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-261230-
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-
252 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...54-61.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...83-89.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 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.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...57-65.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72 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.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...83-89.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-261230-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
252 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 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........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-34 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-35 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.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-261230-
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-
252 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-49.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

=

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 03 TO SUNDAY OCTOBER 09
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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