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
313 PM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTH THIS EVENING DRY IN THE NORTH...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP A RELATIVELY
DRY AIR MASS OVER THE NORTHERN TWO THIRDS OF DISTRICT THROUGH MONDAY.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING AND MONDAY OVER THE SOUTH WILL INCREASE IN
COVERAGE TO SCATTERED BY LATE TUESDAY. THE NORTH WILL BE MAINLY DRY THIS
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY BUT AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. A DRIER NORTHWEST FLOW MOVES INTO REGION MIDWEEK.

.DISCUSSION...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND
DRIFT OVER THE SOUTHERN VALLEYS THIS EVENING. A REPEAT OF THIS OCCURS MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THE RIDGE REMAINS IN PLACE. HOWEVER...BY MONDAY EVENING
THE FLOW ALOFT TURNS WESTERLY AHEAD OF A WEAK TROUGH. SOME MOISTURE MAY QUICKLY
SQUIRT IN OVER NORTHERN UTAH BUT IT WILL BE TEMPORARY AS A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW
SWEEPS IN BEHIND THIS TROUGH. THE DRY AIR MASS WILL MOVE INTO CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN UTAH WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD FINALLY
NEAR 10 PERCENT IN THE NORTHWEST VALLEYS AND EASTERN VALLEYS WHERE DOWNSLOPE
WINDS WILL HELP CAUSE THE DRYING. ANOTHER LITTLE SURGE OF MOISTURE MAY MOVE
INTO THE REGION FRIDAY BUT THIS WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS A DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN THIS WEEKEND.

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

UTZ478>480-141245-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...94-103.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...90-99.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10-15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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UTZ492>494-141245-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...94-104.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...80-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE INCREASING TO
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.TUESDAY...
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...89-99.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ495>498-141245-
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-
313 PM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 82.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...30-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...49-59 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 103.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...90-100.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 10-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 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...AROUND 99.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...86-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ488>491-141245-
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-
313 PM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.

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

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...92-102.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.

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

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 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...89-99.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE MID 60S...
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE MID 60S...
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY JULY 21 TO SUNDAY JULY 27
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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