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
223 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

...WETTING RAINS NORTH WHILE THE SOUTH DRIES OUT TODAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING WETTING
RAINS TO THE NORTH TODAY WHILE DRIER AIR BEGINS TO SPREAD INTO
SOUTHWESTERN UTAH. DRIER CONDITIONS AND NEAR SEASONAL
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEK BEFORE MOISTURE RETURNS TO THE SOUTH FRIDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS NORTHERN
UTAH TODAY BRINGING FAIRLY WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS. DRIER AIR
IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHWESTERN UTAH
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...BEFORE SPREADING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF THE AREA OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY. THIS DRYING
TREND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK WITH ONLY A
SMALL THREAT FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
NORTH. SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW IS FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN WEDNESDAY
INTO THURSDAY WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOCALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS
ACROSS WESTERN UTAH. MOISTURE WITHIN THIS FLOW IS EXPECTED
TO TEMPORARILY RETURN NORTHWARD ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY...BEFORE CONDITIONS ONCE AGAIN DRY OUT FOR THE LATTER
PORTION OF THE WEEKEND.

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

UTZ478>480-040045-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
223 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 10-15 MPH IN THE MORNING
                                   BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10
                                   MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......EAST 8-15 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................60 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 70 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). WIDELY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING 15-25
                                   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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$$

UTZ492>494-040045-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
223 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...EAST 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST 8-15 MPH IN THE EVENING
                                   BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
                                   5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...88-98.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

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UTZ495>498-040045-
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-
223 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 97.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...96-102.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...8-14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-040045-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
223 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...88-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-040045-
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-
223 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................60 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 70 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. 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. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...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. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 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 MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND AROUND 70 IN
THE MOUNTAINS.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS AROUND 60...HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S...HIGHS AROUND 70.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY AUGUST 10 TO SUNDAY AUGUST 16
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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