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
315 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

...COOL...UNSETTLED WEATHER THIS WEEKEND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...COOL...WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED
FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY. THE MAJORITY OF THE FORECAST AREA
WITH PERHAPS THE EXCEPTION OF EXTREME SOUTHERN UTAH WILL SEE
WETTING RAIN FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES
SATURDAY WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL.

.DISCUSSION...AN UNSEASONABLY COLD UPPER LOW WILL BRING COOL
UNSETTLED WEATHER TO THE FORECAST AREA BEGINNING TOMORROW
EVENING AND CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE
FORECAST AREA...WITH PERHAPS THE EXCEPTION OF EXTREME SOUTHERN
UTAH WILL SEE WETTING RAIN FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
TEMPERATURES SATURDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL.
PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OF SATURDAY AFTERNOON. COOL TEMPERATURES
WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS
NORTHERN UTAH MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...BRINGING ANOTHER
CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION...THIS TIME WITH MORE OF A FOCUS ON
NORTHERN AND EASTERN UTAH.

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

UTZ478>480-221215-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
315 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-60.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...88-98 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................5.
CWR.................30 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................5.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-221215-
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 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 2400. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    1200. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...59-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST 15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-221215-
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 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...66-72.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...87-97 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...66-72.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...88-98 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH INCREASING
                                   TO WEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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$$

UTZ488>491-221215-
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 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.

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

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

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

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST 20-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 5 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 29 TO THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 04
TEMPERATURE... BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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