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
244 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...STORMS SOUTH, OTHERWISE WARMING AND DRYING...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...STORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH
INTO TONIGHT. OTHERWISE THE TREND WILL BE TOWARD WARMER AND
DRIER CONDITIONS EARLY WEEK, WITH A FEW MOUNTAIN SHOWERS.

.DISCUSSION...
YESTERDAY`S ERC VALUES WERE AT OR ABOVE THE 90TH PERCENTILE
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN UTAH, WHILE STATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH
REMAIN BELOW THE 50TH PERCENTILE.

CONVECTION WILL BE LIMITED TO MAINLY SOUTHERN UTAH TODAY, THEN
MORE DIURNAL AND TERRAIN BASED SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A WARMING AND
DRYING TREND WILL PREVAIL INTO MID WEEK.

A MONSOON PUSH WILL INCREASE THE COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS MID TO
LATE NEXT WEEK, SUPPORTING A GRADUAL COOLING AND MOISTENING TREND
AND ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHTNING.

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

UTZ478>480-280045-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
244 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...8-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-280045-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
244 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING EAST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-280045-
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-
244 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) IN THE MOUNTAINS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...85-91.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...21-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...90-96.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-280045-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
244 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...3.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-280045-
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-
244 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND AROUND 50 IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS
AROUND 90 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS AROUND 90 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 70S IN
THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S...HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND AROUND 50 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 03 TO FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 09
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
=

$$

ROGOWSKI


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