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
307 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

...MOIST PERIOD WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...MOIST WITH ISOLATED VALLEY AND SCATTERED
MOUNTAIN SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE DISTRICT FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY SPREADING
WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS ACROSS NORTHERN/CENTRAL PORTIONS. BRIEF
DRYING SUNDAY.

.DISCUSSION...ACTIVE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS WEEKEND BEFORE
BRIEFLY DRYING ON SATURDAY NIGHT/SUNDAY. RESIDUAL MOISTURE IN PLACE
WILL RETAIN ELEVATED RH FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ALLOWING ISOLATED
VALLEY AND SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGH FRIDAY. AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT DRIVEN BY A STRONG PACIFIC TROUGH WILL RAMP
SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE WEST DESERTS FRIDAY AFTERNOON BUT FORECAST
RH REMAINS AT OR ABOVE 20 PERCENT AND BULK OF FUELS REMAIN NON CRITICAL.
THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH TO SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY SPREADING FAIRLY WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS
ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE DISTRICT AT THAT TIME. BRIEF DRYING
IS EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY BUT ANOTHER PACIFIC TROUGH/COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-211230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
307 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...85-95 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE INCREASING TO
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ492>494-211230-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
307 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
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.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-211230-
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-
307 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...65-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...81-91 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.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...84-88.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...66-72.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...89-99 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...86-88.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE INCREASING TO
                                   SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-211230-
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-
307 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 VALLEYS AND 3 MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...HIGHS AROUND 80. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...
LOWS IN THE MID 50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S...HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 28 TO WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 03
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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