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
255 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...BECOMING DRY WITH A WARMING TREND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE
DISTRICT TONIGHT AND MONDAY RESULTING IN DRY CONDITIONS...LIGHT
WINDS...AND A WARMING TREND FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE UPCOMING
WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST STORM SYSTEM THAT HAS BEEN
IMPACTING THE DISTRICT OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS IS EXITING TO THE
EAST THIS AFTERNOON. IN ITS WAKE...HIGH PRESSURE IS MOVING IN
RAPIDLY BEHIND IT. THIS RIDGE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH MONDAY...
RESULTING IN DRY AND STABLE CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS. IT WILL
ALSO USHER IN A STEADY WARMING TREND. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER
ARIZONA IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS UTAH MIDWEEK...INCREASING
MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY AND BRINGING A RETURN OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

UTZ478>480-251230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
255 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...39-49.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 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>494-251230-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
255 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...39-49.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 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>498-251230-
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-
255 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...52-60.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...73-83.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...54-61.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 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........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-251230-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
255 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                                   GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                                   MPH IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...40-49.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...73-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ481>484-251230-
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-
255 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...37-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...39-46.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

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

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S 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.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S 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. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S 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.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S 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.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY OCTOBER 02 TO SATURDAY OCTOBER 08
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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