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
248 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STAYING MOIST OVER SOUTHERN UTAH...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER CENTRAL UTAH THIS
EVENING. THE AIRMASS WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY DRY BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH
MOISTURE REMAINING IN PLACE AHEAD OF IT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FOR THE
WEEKEND...THOUGH MOISTURE WILL LINGER.

.DISCUSSION...COLD FRONT IS DRAPED OVER NORTH CENTRAL UTAH THIS AFTERNOON AND
WILL STALL OVER CENTRAL UTAH THIS EVENING. A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
HAVE DEVELOPED ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT WHILE DRY AND STABLE CONDITIONS
EXIST BEHIND IT. STORMS WILL LINGER INTO THE EVENING BEFORE WEAKENING. FOR
TOMORROW...MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTHERN AND EASTERN UTAH...ALLOWING
FOR THE THREAT OF CONVECTION TO CONTINUE AS NORTHERN UTAH REMAINS RELATIVELY
DRY. ADDITIONALLY...BREEZY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS MAY RESULT IN ISOLATED
SEVERE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WEEKEND.
THIS WILL DECREASE TRANSPORT WINDS BUT MOISTURE IS STILL EXPECTED TO HANG
AROUND UNDER THE RIDGE...PARTICULARLY OVER SOUTHERN UTAH. THERE ARE SOME
INDICATIONS THAT MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL SURGE BACK INTO THE DISTRICT EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

***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-
248 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...87-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   20-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...87-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-26 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-251230-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
248 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...89-99.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...88-98.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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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-
248 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...74-81.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52 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......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...91-101.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...88-98.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...12-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...73-80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...90-100.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...88-98.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-251230-
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-
248 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...90-100.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61 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.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...90-100.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S...HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 01 TO THURSDAY AUGUST 07
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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