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
406 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

...FINALLY A COUPLE OF DAYS OF DRYING AND WARMING...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A WARMING TREND
AND DRY CONDITIONS TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND ACROSS SOUTH. ALTHOUGH
THE NORTH WILL SEE THESE SAME DRY AND WARMING CONDITIONS TODAY AND FRIDAY
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL BRING A THREAT OF SHOWERS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY.
A RIDGE WILL BUILD BACK INTO THE REGION MONDAY THROUGH NEXT WEEK FOR DRY
CONDITIONS AND TEMPERATURES WARMING TO OR ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS.

.DISCUSSION...FINALLY A COUPLE OF DRY DAYS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE REGION WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING TOWARDS NORMAL. THIS DRYING
AND WARMING PERIOD WILL BE SHORT LIVED ACROSS THE NORTHERN THIRD
OR SO OF THE REGION AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THIS
PART OF THE STATE SATURDAY. AN UNSTABLE AIR MASS ASSOCIATED WITH
AND BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL BRING A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY...ALBEIT
WITH MUCH LESS MOISTURE THAN PREVIOUS STORMS. IN THE WAKE OF THIS
DISTURBANCE...ANOTHER PERIOD OF WARMER AND DRY WEATHER IS
EXPECTED FROM MONDAY THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY. THE SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE REGION SHOULD SEE DRY AND WARM WEATHER FROM TODAY
THROUGH NEXT WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-290030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
406 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 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.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE UINTA MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1400.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-290030-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
406 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-21 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........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-290030-
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-
406 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 93.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...64-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 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........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 96.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-26 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>491-290030-
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-
406 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-25 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........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
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 MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.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.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 04 TO WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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