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
409 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

...DRIER AND MORE STABLE...A FEW THUNDERSTORMS EAST...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A DRIER AND MORE STABLE AIRMASS WILL
BUILD INTO THE DISTRICT TODAY...WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EAST. EXPECT STRONGER WINDS TO DEVELOP
TUESDAY THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A DRIER AND MORE STABLE AIRMASS WILL MOVE BACK
IN FOR THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK. A PACIFIC TROUGH WILL APPROACH
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST BY MIDWEEK. THIS WILL INCREASE SOUTHWEST
WINDS TUESDAY THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY. THIS MAY PRODUCE AREAS OF
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WHERE FUELS ARE
DRY...PARTICULARLY OVER WESTERN UTAH.

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

UTZ478>480-010045-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
409 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-010045-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
409 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.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...58-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-010045-
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-
409 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...96-102.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...70-76.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 94.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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$$

UTZ488-489-010045-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
409 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...87-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-010045-
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-
409 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 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...
.WEDNESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS AROUND 60...
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS
AROUND 50...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 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.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS AROUND 80 IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY SEPTEMBER 07 TO SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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