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
312 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SLOWLY DRYING THIS WEEK...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...THE DISTRICT WILL SEE A SLOW DRYING TREND THROUGH
FRIDAY. HOWEVER...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN A THREAT...PARTICULARLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

.DISCUSSION...DEEP MOISTURE REMAINS OVER THE DISTRICT THIS AFTERNOON...BUT
IT WILL SLOWLY BECOME DRIER THROUGH FRIDAY. STILL...DESPITE HIGH PRESSURE
ALOFT ENOUGH MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL REMAIN IN PLACE FOR A THREAT OF
CONVECTION...PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. A WEAK
STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH THURSDAY NIGHT/FRIDAY WILL PROVIDE A
BIT OF ADDITIONAL INSTABILITY BEFORE CONDITIONS BECOME MORE STABLE SATURDAY.
ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE DISTRICT FROM THE SOUTH SUNDAY AND
MONDAY WILL RESULT IN INCREASING MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY FOR EARLY NEXT
WEEK. WINDS SHOULD BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN OUTSIDE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

UTZ478>480-311230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
312 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400...THEN WIDELY SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER) IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-39 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-311230-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
312 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE VALLEYS...WIDELY SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY 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...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ495>498-311230-
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-
312 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...72-79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...88-98.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...73-79.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

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

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...87-97.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-34 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ488>491-311230-
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-
312 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TONIGHT...
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...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61 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......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 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.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 60S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 07 TO WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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