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
325 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SHOWERS ACROSS EASTERN UTAH TODAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH
ACROSS UTAH TODAY...PRODUCING SOME GUSTY WINDS STATEWIDE AND
INCREASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IN EASTERN UTAH. DRIER
AIR WILL BEGIN WORKING INTO UTAH FOR THE BEGINNING OF THE WORK
WEEK...WITH SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS INCREASING AGAIN THROUGH THE WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT IS PUSHING THROUGH NORTHERN UTAH THIS
MORNING...AND WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH THROUGH THE REGION THROUGH
THE DAY. THIS FRONT WILL HELP PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF
THE STATE. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS PRIMARILY ACROSS
NORTHERN UTAH EARLY THIS MORNING...BUT SHOULD SPREAD INTO SOUTHERN
AND EASTERN UTAH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH
THE FOCUS ALONG THE SPINE OF UTAH AND EASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

AFTER THIS WAVE PASSES...DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
AREA MONDAY AND TUESDAY. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHTER ON
MONDAY...BUT WILL PICK UP AGAIN FROM THE SOUTHWEST STARTING ON
TUESDAY. WITH WINDS INCREASING AND MOISTURE DECREASING THROUGH
MID-WEEK...CRITICAL CONDITIONS MAY BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY...PARTICULARLY ACROSS WESTERN UTAH.

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

UTZ478>480-310030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
325 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ492>494-310030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
325 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 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...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-310030-
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-
325 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 96.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...83-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...68-74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...92-98.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-310030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
325 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66 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 LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-29 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........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ481>484-310030-
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-
325 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   20-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 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........4 ..LOW.

=

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60 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. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. 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 AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.SATURDAY...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.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 06 TO SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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