Smoke Management Weather Forecast
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SALT LAKE CITY FIRE WEATHER OFFICE...SMOKE MANAGEMENT FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
1151 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014......VERZELLA

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING DELIVERS ONE MORE DAY OF LIGHT
TRANSPORT WINDS AND RELATIVE STABILITY TODAY. MIXING LAYER DEPTH
LOOKS TO BE AMPLE ENOUGH TO ALLOW GOOD CLEARING INDICES IN MOST
AREAS...WITH POCKETS OF POOR TO MARGINAL. THURSDAY INDICES RECOVER
WELL WITH THE ONSET OF A BETTER MIXING LAYER AS A MOISTURE SURGE
ENTERS THE STATE. WINDS LIGHTEN FRIDAY TO REDUCE INDICES IN MOST
VALLEY AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE. BY
SATURDAY LIGHT WINDS AND STABILITY DOMINATE THE REGION...REDUCING
INDICES SIGNIFICANTLY IN MOST AIRSHEDS.

A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE CLEARING INDEX IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SLC/PROJECTS/IFP/HTML/CLRINDX.HTML
USE ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS IN THE WEB ADDRESS.

* ALL HEIGHTS ARE ABOVE SEA LEVEL (ASL) UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE *

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 670

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 430

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 290

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 600

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 520

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 430

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 730

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 810

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 770

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 470

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 680

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 450

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 270

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 ...AIR SHED 5...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 700

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 490

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 290

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 ...AIR SHED 6...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 680

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 710

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 300

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 670

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 970

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 840

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 260

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 ...AIR SHED 8...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 510

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 490

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 280

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 ...AIR SHED 9...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 7400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 500

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 6900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 810

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 6300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 810

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 6300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 280

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 ...AIR SHED 10...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 510

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 760

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 300

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 4600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 570

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 4100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 910

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 3800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 880

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 3600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 310

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 540

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 720

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 690

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 9600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 370

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 680

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 690

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 500

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SE 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 650

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 610

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 500

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 ...AIR SHED 15...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 1200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 490

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 1000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SE 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 750

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 1100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 910

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 1000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 360

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 620

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 12
CLEARING INDEX.............. 970

FRIDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 730

SATURDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. S 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 370

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