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
245 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS IN NORTH TONIGHT...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS TODAY...WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS ACROSS
THE NORTHWEST. THIS PRECEDES A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL CLIP THE
FAR NORTH BRINGING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
NOON TOMORROW. DRY SOUTH...WITH A WARMING AND DRYING TREND
EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK COLD FRONT CURRENTLY OVER NORTHWESTERN UTAH
WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTH AND EAST THROUGH TWO THIRDS OF THE
STATE BY THIS TIME TOMORROW. DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL
REMAIN ACROSS THE SOUTH WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
EXPECTED OVERNIGHT/TOMORROW MORNING ACROSS MAINLY NORTHWESTERN
PORTIONS. HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL BEGIN TO BUILD IN TOMORROW
ALLOWING A DRYING AND WARMING TREND TO TAKE PLACE MONDAY THROUGH
AT LEAST THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-311215-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
245 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING 10-20
                                   MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...73-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-311215-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
245 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...17-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-24 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........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-311215-
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-
245 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...68-74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...91-95.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...10-13 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...67-73.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...0195.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-27 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.

=

$$

UTZ488>491-311215-
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-
245 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014


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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 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.

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS
AND AROUND 50 IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS AROUND 60...
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS
AROUND 50...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE UPPER 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 SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 07 TO SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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