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
351 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...WET THROUGH THURSDAY...THEN MUCH DRIER AND WARMER...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY BEFORE A SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING TREND SETS UP
FOR THE WEEKEND. BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND DRY RH ARE EXPECTED
BEGINNING SUNDAY.

.DISCUSSION...UNSETTLED AND WET CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TOMORROW AS A PACIFIC LOW ENCROACHES UPON THEN PASSES THROUGH THE
DISTRICT. PERIODIC SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
THROUGH THAT TIME...WITH FOCUS OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE AREA.
ELEVATED WETTING RAIN POTENTIAL WILL CONTINUE.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE DISTRICT BEGINNING FRIDAY AND
WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE WEEKEND...BEFORE SHIFTING EAST EARLY NEXT
WEEK. SIGNIFICANTLY DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
DURING THAT PERIOD...WITH INCREASINGLY BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS
BEGINNING SUNDAY AS ANOTHER PACIFIC TROUGH TRANSITIONS INTO THE
EASTERN GREAT BASIN FOR THE MIDWEEK PERIOD.

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

UTZ478>480-280100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
351 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER). NUMEROUS
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................40 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...46-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...87-97 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...85-95 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................40 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................40 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-280100-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
351 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400 THEN SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................40 PERCENT
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-280100-
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-
351 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015


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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...81-84.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...71-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...60-62.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...83-86.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...12-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

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

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$$

UTZ488-489-280100-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
351 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015


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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...48-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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$$

UTZ481>484-280100-
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-
351 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015


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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...81-91 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

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