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
341 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...WETTING RAIN POTENTIAL WILL INCREASE THURSDAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CURRENTLY CENTERED
OVER THE DISTRICT HAS MAINTAINED VERY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY.
TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO SURGE INTO SOUTHERN
UTAH...PROMOTING THE CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN POTENTIAL TOMORROW
THROUGH FRIDAY.

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE HAS SURGED INTO SOUTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON
...TRIGGERING THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN. THIS
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INFILTRATE THE FORECAST AREA THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY ...INTERACTING WITH AN APPROACHING PACIFIC TROUGH TO
ENHANCE THE LIKELIHOOD AND COVERAGE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS
EACH DAY....PARTICULARLY ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH.
SATURDAY USHERS IN A BRIEF DRYING TREND QUICKLY FOLLOWED BY A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WHICH WILL INCREASE WETTING RAIN POTENTIAL AGAIN SUNDAY
AND MONDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-181245-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
341 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH INCREASING
                                   TO SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400. SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
                    2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...84-94 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ492>494-181245-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
341 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-31 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......SOUTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
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...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ495>498-181245-
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-
341 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014


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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...67-73.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...90-96.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...26-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...65-71.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...85-95 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.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
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 3000 FEET...88-92.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...19-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 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.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-181245-
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-
341 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER) IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) IN THE MOUNTAINS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.

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

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER) IN THE
                    VALLEYS AND PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 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...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

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

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 25 TO WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 01
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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