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
259 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...DRYING OUT TODAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRIER WEATHER
AND NEAR SEASONAL TEMPERATURES TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS NORTHERN UTAH WEDNESDAY...WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS AHEAD OF
THIS FRONT ACROSS SOUTHWEST UTAH. MONSOON MOISTURE IS EXPECTED
TO BRIEFLY RETURN TO THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY...ALLOWING THE AIRMASS TO DRY WITH ONLY A SMALL
THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE FAR NORTH. A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHERN UTAH DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY
BRINGING WITH IT ANOTHER SMALL CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTH. AHEAD OF THIS FRONT BREEZY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN UTAH...WHILE DAYTIME RH VALUES FALL BELOW 15
PERCENT ACROSS THE VALLEYS. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BRIEFLY
RETURN THURSDAY...BEFORE MONSOONAL MOISTURE RETURNS FRIDAY
INTO SATURDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-050030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
259 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
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......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                                   15-25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 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 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 8-15 MPH BECOMING WEST
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ492>494-050030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
259 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...8-14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 8-15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...87-97.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-24 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ495>498-050030-
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-
259 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 99.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...10 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...9-15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...15-23 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 73.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...24-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...97-103.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...86-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ488-489-050030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
259 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...87-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-24 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...91-98.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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UTZ481>484-050030-
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-
259 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...AROUND 87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...87-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...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. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S...HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S...HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND AROUND
50 IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 11 TO MONDAY AUGUST 17
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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