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
358 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
478...492...495 AND 497...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY. GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AHEAD OF THE
FRONT. COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND SUNDAY...WITH
WARMER CONDITIONS FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH
TODAY BEFORE MOVING ACROSS THE REST OF THE DISTRICT TONIGHT. AREAS
AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL SEE GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS. OVER WESTERN
UTAH...THIS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
EVEN THOUGH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE MARGINAL IN SOME
LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT AND TOMORROW AND DRY AND
STABLE CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE FIRE
DISTRICT WILL SEE A SIGNIFICANT COOLDOWN BEHIND THE FRONT TODAY
AND TOMORROW...WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING BACK TO SEASONAL NORMALS
BY THE MIDDLE OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-060030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
358 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARMING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH BECOMING
                                   30-40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...3 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-060030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
358 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARMING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 25-30 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 30-40 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-21 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......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-060030-
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-
358 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 495 AND 497...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...79-89.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 25-30 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...63-69.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488-489-060030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
358 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-34 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 20-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING 10-20
                                   MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...17-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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$$

UTZ481>484-060030-
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-
358 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN WIDELY SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
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). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-24 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 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.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...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. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S 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.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S 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 SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12 TO FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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