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
245 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

...MILD WITH SOUTH WINDS TODAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN PLACE
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WITH ONLY A FEW MOUNTAIN SHOWERS. BETTER
CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE NORTH TOMORROW WITH A COLD
FRONT.

.DISCUSSION...MILD WITH A SOUTH BREEZE DEVELOPING TODAY...AHEAD OF
A COLD FRONT CROSSING UTAH TOMORROW. ONLY A SMALL CHANCE OF A
MOUNTAIN SHOWER THIS AFTERNOON. MUCH BETTER CHANCE FOR
PRECIPIATION TOMORROW ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH. SNOW LEVEL
AROUND 10KFT. FRONT WILL ALSO BRING A NOTEABLE INCREASE IN
HUMIDITY ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE INTO MID WEEK.

TEMPERATURES REBOUND GRADUALLY LATE WEEK WITH DECREASING
HUMIDITY. ANOTHER WET COLD FRONT EXPECTED NEXT WEEKEND. SOUTHERLY
WINDS MAY BECOME GUSTY AHEAD OF THE FRONT.

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

UTZ478>480-210030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
245 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 20-30 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-210030-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
245 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-210030-
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-
245 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 83.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE VALLEYS
                    AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...55-62.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...20-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...26-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-210030-
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-
245 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 15-25 MPH INCREASING
                                   TO SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................5.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 27 TO SUNDAY NOVEMBER 02
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI


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