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
247 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...COOLER WITH SHOWERS...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL UTAH TODAY...BRINGING SHOWERS AND LIGHT HIGH ELEVATION
SNOWFALL.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT CROSSES NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH
TODAY. GOOD CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN
UTAH. SNOW LEVEL IS AROUND 9500FT. THE FRONT WILL ALSO BRING A
NOTABLE INCREASE IN HUMIDITY ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE INTO MID
WEEK.

TEMPERATURES REBOUND GRADUALLY LATE WEEK WITH DECREASING
HUMIDITY. ANOTHER WET COLD FRONT EXPECTED NEXT WEEKEND. SOUTHERLY
WINDS MAY BECOME GUSTY AHEAD OF THE FRONT.

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

UTZ478>480-220100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
247 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...35-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY
                    SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-220100-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
247 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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$$

UTZ495>498-220100-
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-
247 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...49-59.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...84-94 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...22-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-37 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ488>491-220100-
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-
247 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1200. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND AROUND 60 IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND
AROUND 40 IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S...HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...AREAS OF SNOW AND
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW...LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 20S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 28 TO MONDAY NOVEMBER 03
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI



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