Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FNUS55 KSLC 190915
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
315 AM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

...HEADLINE...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN PLACE
ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH THROUGH MONDAY. A WEAK
DISTURBANCE WILL PROMOTE LIGHT SHOWERS IN SOUTHERN UTAH
TODAY...FOLLOWED BY DRIER AIR AND INCREASING WINDS FOR MONDAY
AHEAD OF THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATING THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN
LIGHT WINDS AND POOR MIXING FOR MUCH OF THE STATE THROUGH THIS
EVENING. A STORM SYSTEM IN ARIZONA WILL PROMOTE INSTABILITY AND A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL UTAH THROUGH
TONIGHT...ALLOWING MODERATE CLEARING INDICES FOR THIS LIMITED AREA
TODAY. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ON MONDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM... SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVING BURNING
CONDITIONS FOR MOST BASINS. A COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY
PRECIPITATION DIVES INTO NORTHWEST UTAH ON TUESDAY...BOLSTERING
TRANSPORT WINDS AND MIXING DEPTH THUS ENABLING EXCELLENT CLEARING
INDICES NEARLY STATEWIDE.

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

UTZ478>480-200030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
315 AM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014


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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 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.

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UTZ492>494-200030-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
315 AM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-51.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

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

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UTZ495>498-200030-
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-
315 AM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...79-83.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-39 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.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...54-61.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...51-61 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 81.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...24-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ488>491-200030-
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-
315 AM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 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.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY OCTOBER 26 TO SATURDAY NOVEMBER 01
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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