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
408 AM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

...WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO START OFF THE WEEK...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A MILD AIR MASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
FOR THE EARLY PART OF THIS WEEK...WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON MOUNTAIN
THUNDERSTORMS REMAINING A THREAT. DEEP MOISTURE WILL RETURN
BY WEDNESDAY EVENING AND PERSIST FOR MUCH OF THE REST OF THE
WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES BY 5 TO 10 DEGREES WILL
 PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
 VALUES IN THE VALLEYS WILL BE IN THE MID TEENS TODAY AND TUESDAY BUT
INCH UPWARD WEDNESDAY AS MOISTURE BEGINS TO INCREASE. THIS MOISTURE
WHICH IS ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE ODILE WILL BE BROUGHT NORTHWARD
INTO THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY DESPITE THE REMNANTS
OF ODILE REMAINING FAR TO THE SOUTH IN ARIZONA. WETTING RAINS ARE
POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BUT THEN SOME DRYING IS EXPECTED TO
OCCUR FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTH OVER THE WEEKEND.

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

UTZ478>480-160015-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
408 AM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    1500.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS AFTER 1500.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.

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

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-160015-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
408 AM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59 PERCENT.

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

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ495>498-160015-
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-
408 AM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 97.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...67-74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

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

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 97.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...15-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-33 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-160015-
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-
408 AM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........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.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

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

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22 TO SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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