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
245 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...DRYING AND WARMING BEGINNING TOMORROW...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL
KEEP COOL AND MOIST CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THIS
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION BEGINNING
THURSDAY WITH WARMER AND DRY CONDITIONS.

.DISCUSSION...A COOL AND MOIST PATTERN REMAINS IN PLACE TODAY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS
EVENING...WITH HIGH ELEVATION SNOWFALL A THREAT AS WELL. STRONG
GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS DOWNSLOPE/CANYON PORTIONS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY AND PERHAPS
CASTLE COUNTRY TO A LESSER EXTENT. A DRYING AND WARMING TREND IS
FORECAST FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-020030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
245 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...50-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR
                    (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SNOW
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...87-97 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-020030-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
245 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS
                    AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 70 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...AREAS OF FROST AND PATCHY FOG AFTER
                    2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN CLEAR (0-10
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SNOW
                    SHOWERS...PATCHY FOG AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...31-41.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...AREAS OF FROST AND PATCHY FOG UNTIL
                    1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PATCHY FOG UNTIL 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ495>498-020030-
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-
245 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
                    ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...73-79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...AREAS OF FROST AND PATCHY FOG AFTER
                    2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...AREAS OF FROST AND
                    PATCHY FOG AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...45-51.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 25-30 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...AREAS OF FROST AND PATCHY FOG UNTIL
                    1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...AREAS OF FROST AND
                    PATCHY FOG UNTIL 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-26 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ488>491-020030-
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-
245 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND WIDESPREAD SNOW
                    SHOWERS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...34-42.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
MID 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S 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. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS
THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...CLEAR...LOWS IN
THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 08 TO TUESDAY OCTOBER 14
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI


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