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
306 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

...WARMER AND DRIER THROUGH MIDWEEK...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...LINGERING MOISTURE WILL RESULT IN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH THIS
EVENING. A WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL DEVELOP THROUGH MID
WEEK. INCREASING SOUTH WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

.DISCUSSION...LINGERING MOISTURE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON...AND
THESE SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE EVENING BEFORE
DISSIPATING...WITH RAPIDLY CLEARING SKIES OVERNIGHT.

SIGNIFICANTLY WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS WILL SHIFT INTO THE
STATE FOR TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE INTO THE AREA FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BRINGING COOLER
AND MOISTER WEATHER.

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

UTZ478>480-031230-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
306 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...37-45.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-81.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-031230-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
306 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...39-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-031230-
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-
306 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...45-52.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...80-86.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11-16 PERCENT.
                    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.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...49-56.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...84-90.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-031230-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
306 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-44.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-28 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...40-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-031230-
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-
306 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...31-37.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 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........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...AROUND 70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...36-42.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.

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

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS...LOWS AROUND 40...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY
CLOUDY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS AROUND 40...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S...HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 30S...HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY MAY 10 TO MONDAY MAY 16
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
=

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