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
320 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GUSTY WINDS VERY WARM AND LOW RH THIS AFTERNOON...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...WARM DRY AND GUSTY TODAY. A COOLER STORM WILL
BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.DISCUSSION...QUITE WARM AND DRY TODAY WITH WITH GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS
SETTING UP A GUSTY WIND/LOW RH EVENT THIS AFTERNOON. FRIDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND APPEAR TO BE COOLER AND MORE MOIST WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

ANOTHER COLD FRONT MONDAY INTO TUESDAY KEEPS A MOIST AND COOLER
REGIME IN PLACE.

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

UTZ478>480-060030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
320 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...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...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH HIGHER GUSTS.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...46-56.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ492>494-060030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
320 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
                                   WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 25-35 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 30-40 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 20-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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$$

UTZ495>498-060030-
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-
320 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...81-88.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...12 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...9-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...49-55.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...64-70.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...23-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ488-489-060030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
320 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...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...18-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   20-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH
                                   HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-060030-
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-
320 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 25-35 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...AROUND 73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S
IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S...HIGHS AROUND 50.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 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. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...
HIGHS AROUND 70. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE
MID 30S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE MID 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY MAY 12 TO WEDNESDAY MAY 18
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI


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