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
347 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

...CONTINUED DRY WITH A WARMING TREND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
TODAY MAINTAINING DRY CONDITIONS...LIGHT WINDS...AND A CONTINUED
WARMING TREND. MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO RETURN NORTHWARD BY MIDWEEK.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED ALONG THE WEST COAST WILL
BUILD INLAND TODAY...BECOMING CENTERED ACROSS THE REGION BY
TUESDAY. THIS WILL MAINTAIN DRY CONDITIONS AREAWIDE THROUGH
TUESDAY WITH A CONTINUED WARMING TREND. WITH THE HIGH BUILDING
OVERHEAD WINDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LIGHT AND DRIVEN BY DIURNAL
SLOPE FLOWS. THIS HIGH WILL SHIFT EAST WEDNESDAY ALLOWING MOISTURE
TO SPREAD BACK NORTH INTO THE AREA.

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

UTZ478>480-270030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
347 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 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.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.

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

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 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.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-270030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
347 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ495>498-270030-
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-
347 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 86.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...73-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 8-15 MPH IN THE MORNING
                                   BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...57-64.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHEAST 8-15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...85-91.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ488-489-270030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
347 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-34 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-33 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ481>484-270030-
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-
347 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-49.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...AROUND 76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 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.

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 50S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND AROUND 40 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 03 TO SUNDAY OCTOBER 09
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
=

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