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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
333 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...MUCH WARMER AND DRIER...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A SIGNIFICANT WARMING AND DRYING TREND
WILL DEVELOP INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND DRY
RH ARE EXPECTED BEGINNING SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...REMNANT LOW AND MID LEVEL MOISTURE IN WAKE OF THE
DEPARTING TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO ALLOW FOR ISOLATED TO WIDELY
SCATTERED CONVECTION OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS AND THE NORTHEAST TODAY...BUT AS A WHOLE THE
DRYING/WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN IN EARNEST THIS AFTERNOON.

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN WILL ALLOW
FOR A MARKED WARMING/DRYING TREND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE
APPROACH OF YET ANOTHER PACIFIC TROUGH WILL AID TO CREATE BREEZY
SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGINNING SUNDAY...AND COMBINED WITH VERY LOW RH
AT THAT TIME CRITICAL METEOROLOGICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS. SLOW MOVING NATURE OF THIS
TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL AID TO MAINTAIN THESE
CONDITIONS THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE SHALLOW COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN UTAH MIDWEEK
ALLOWING COVERAGE OF SHOWERS/STORMS TO INCREASE ONCE AGAIN...BUT
NOT TO THE LEVEL EXPERIENCED AS OF LATE.

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

UTZ478>480-300030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
333 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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UTZ492>494-300030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
333 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015


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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...46-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 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.................5 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...83-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...12-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-300030-
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-
333 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...88-94.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...12 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

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

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...60-66.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...34-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76 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........4 ..LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...93-99.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...83-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...12 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-300030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
333 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32 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.................5 PERCENT MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 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.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...21-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-300030-
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-
333 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...42-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...79-89 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 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.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...15-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 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........4 ..LOW.

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID
70S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S...
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY JUNE 05 TO THURSDAY JUNE 11
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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