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
350 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

...HOT TEMPERATURES TODAY ALONG WITH HIGHER MINIMUM RH VALUES AND A
THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HOT CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE WEEK WITH A DRYING TREND ACROSS THE NORTH DEVELOPING THIS
AFTERNOON WHILE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS TODAY AND ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH
THURSDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE UP A FEW
PERCENT TODAY BUT WILL TURN DOWNWARD THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.DISCUSSION...RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE REPOSITIONING ITSELF WESTWARD TODAY
OVER NEVADA ALLOWING FOR A DRIER NORTHWEST FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS
NORTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON THAT WILL SPREAD INTO CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN UTAH THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. SOME WETTING RAINS WILL OCCUR
WITH THE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY BUT AS THE AIR MASS DRYS THE CHANCE
OF ANY WETTING RAINS AFTER TODAY WILL BE SLIM IF ANY AND ONLY
ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS THURSDAY. THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY
HAS COME UP OVER MUCH OF THE DISTRICT AND WILL BE AT ITS HIGHEST
MINIMUM DAYTIME LEVELS TODAY...IN THE LOWER TO MID TEENS...THEN LOWER
TOWARDS 10 PERCENT THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

AS THE RIDGE SHIFTS SOUTHEAST INTO ARIZONA SATURDAY MOISTURE WILL
BEGIN TO ADVECT INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THIS MOISTURE
FEED WILL INCREASE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.


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

UTZ478>480-020100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
350 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AROUND MIDDAY.
                    DRYING OVER ZONE 478 IN THE AFTERNOON.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...92-101.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 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 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................5 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
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2100 OVER THE UINTA MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE UINTA MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2100...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...91-101.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-020100-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
350 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...93-100.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...91-101.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ495>498-020100-
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-
350 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1200. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 105.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...92-102.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 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 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...78-84.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...102-108.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...91-101.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ488-489-020100-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
350 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...97-103.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-29 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.................5 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...97-104.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-24 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ481>484-020100-
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-
350 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...94-100.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-31 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.................5 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...93-101.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 08 TO TUESDAY JULY 14
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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