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
417 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

...ONE MORE DAY OF SHOWERS...THEN A DRYING TREND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE THAT HAS
SPAWNED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA WILL SLOWLY
PULL AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE
AREA BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND THROUGH SATURDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL
SLOWLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BUILD INTO THE AREA BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND THROUGH
SATURDAY. ANOTHER MAINLY DRY DISTURBANCE WILL IMPACT THE AREA
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-280045-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
417 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (80-90 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-65 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...86-96 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY
                    (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-280045-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
417 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 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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UTZ495>498-280045-
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-
417 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...86-92.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...23-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-42 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...63-69.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...80-90 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 93.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...17-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 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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UTZ488>491-280045-
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-
417 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 03 TO TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 09
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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