Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
211 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...WETTING RAINS TO RETURN LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A BRIEF DRYING TREND TONIGHT THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY BRINGING A CONTINUED DRYING
TREND...HOWEVER LINGERING MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT A
SMALL THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRIMARILY OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE
AREA BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY...AND CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY
AND INTO MONDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WETTING RAINS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
AGAIN FOLLOW FOR THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. BY THURSDAY
GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF
THE AREA...IN ADVANCE OF ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EXPECTED
TO ARRIVE NEXT WEEKEND.

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

UTZ478>480-201245-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
211 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    UINTAS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2100.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1...EXCEPT 3 IN THE UINTAS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT...EXCEPT 10 PERCENT IN THE UINTAS
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 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 IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 60 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-201245-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
211 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2100.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.

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

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 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 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...73-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 60 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-201245-
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-
211 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...64-70.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 93.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...22-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 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 IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...65-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...84-94 PERCENT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 88.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...28-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 60 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-201245-
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-
211 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.

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

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). WIDELY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.

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

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................40 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 60 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27 TO FRIDAY OCTOBER 03
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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