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
351 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

...DRIER TODAY THEN MOISTURE INCREASES AGAIN FOR THE REST OF THE
WEEK...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW WILL SPREAD THROUGH
MUCH OF THE FIRE DISTRICT TODAY...WITH JUST SOME LINGERING
MOISTURE ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST. THE FLOW ALOFT WILL TURN
SOUTHWESTERLY AGAIN THURSDAY OPENING THE DOOR FOR MOISTURE TO
RETURN NORTHWARD. A DRYING TREND WILL BEGIN AGAIN ON SUNDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...A COOLER AND DRIER NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE
TO SPREAD SOUTHWARD ENCOMPASSING MUCH OF THE FIRE DISTRICT TODAY.
HOWEVER...SOME LINGERING MOISTURE ACROSS THE FAR SOUTH AND
SOUTHEAST WILL ALLOW FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
DEVELOP AGAIN NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN IN THAT AREA. THE FLOW WILL
TURN MORE SOUTHWESTERLY TOMORROW AS A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE
CROSSES THE AREA. THIS WILL DRAW MOISTURE BACK INTO MAINLY
SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MOSTLY WET
THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED. THIS MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ON
FRIDAY...THEN BECOME MORE CONFINED TO THE SOUTH ON SATURDAY AS
THE AIRMASS BEGINS TO DRY ONCE AGAIN. A MOSTLY DRY AND WARMER
AIRMASS WILL THEN SETTLE ACROSS THE FIRE DISTRICT SUNDAY THROUGH
AT LEAST THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-250100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
351 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...8-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...50-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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UTZ492>494-250100-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
351 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-62.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...WIDELY SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-250100-
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-
351 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...
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 3000 FEET...92-98.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...90-96.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-250100-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
351 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...13-20 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 ..HIGH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-250100-
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-
351 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...12-22 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...46-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN WIDELY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........6 ..HIGH.

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN
THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 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 AROUND 70 IN
THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...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.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS AROUND 90 IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 31 TO TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 06
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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