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
247 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WARM AND BREEZY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS FORECAST
THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH A WET COLD FRONT SUNDAY.

.DISCUSSION...QUITE WARM LATE WEEK WITH LOW HUMIDITY. THE NEXT WET
COLD FRONT EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME GUSTY AHEAD OF THE FRONT TODAY THROUGH AT LEAST TOMORROW.
SHOWERS ARE FORECAST ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH SUNDAY...WITH THE SNOW
LEVEL DROPPING TO ABOUT 7500 FT. MUCH COOLER AND MORE HUMID HEADING
INTO NEXT WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-250100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
247 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 20-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 30-40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-250100-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
247 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING
                                   TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO
                                   SOUTHWEST 30-40 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-250100-
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-
247 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...80-86.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...53-62.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...SUNNY (0-10 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...78-84.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...20-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO
                                   25-35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-250100-
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-
247 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS
AROUND 30 MPH.
.MONDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 MPH.
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID 30S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS
IN THE MID 20S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID
30S...HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 31 TO THURSDAY NOVEMBER 06
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI



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