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
250 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WARMING TREND TEMPERATURES AND DRYING REST OF WEEK...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...CLEARING SKIES COMBINED WITH THE COLD
AIRMASS IN PLACE WILL BRING VERY COLD TEMPS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION BEGINNING THURSDAY WITH WARMER AND DRY
CONDITIONS SETTING UP FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...A DEPARTING STORM SYSTEM WILL LEAVE A VERY COLD
AIRMASS IN PLACE TONIGHT. ALL LINGERING SHOWER ACTIVITY ACROSS
THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED TO WANE WITH SUNSET ALLOWING CLEARING
CONDITIONS AN UNSEASONABLY COLD TEMPERATURES DISTRICT WIDE. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REBOUND BEHIND THIS STORM SYSTEM QUITE RAPIDLY
BEGINNING TOMORROW...FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST. THE AIRMASS
WILL TREND TO WARM AND DRY THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN PLATEAU THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE TRANSITIONS OVERHEAD.

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

UTZ478>480-021230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
250 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
                    SUNSET THEN DRY.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...89-99 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
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-38 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.

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UTZ492>494-021230-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
250 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    CLEAR (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...29-39.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTH 15-25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 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.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 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.

=

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UTZ495>498-021230-
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-
250 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...46-54.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...81-91 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...74-79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-25 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...50-56.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...39-49.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 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.........SUNNY (0-5 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...84-87.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-29 PERCENT.

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

=

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UTZ488>491-021230-
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-
250 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN DRY.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER). PATCHY FOG
                    UNTIL 0900.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE MID 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S 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. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
LOWER 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.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. 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.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY OCTOBER 09 TO WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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