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
328 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT TODAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHERN
UTAH THIS AFTERNOON...WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS AHEAD OF THIS FRONT
ACROSS WESTERN UTAH. MONSOON MOISTURE WILL TEMPORARILY RETURN TO
THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. ALONG
WITH THIS INCREASE IN WINDS...RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL INTO
THE TEENS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. THIS IS IN ADVANCE OF A WEAK COLD
FRONT WHICH WILL CROSS NORTHERN UTAH LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...BRINGING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TO FAR NORTHERN UTAH. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY STRENGTHEN
THURSDAY...BEFORE MONSOON MOISTURE SURGES NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
AREA LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. WETTING RAINS WILL BE
LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA WITH THIS MOISTURE RETURN BEFORE
DRIER AIR SPREADS BACK TO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST
BEGINNING SATURDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-060030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
328 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 15-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 25-35 MPH BECOMING 10-20
                                   MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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$$

UTZ492>494-060030-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
328 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...15-25 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 8-15 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST 10-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 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 AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...17-26 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.................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........5 ..MODERATE.

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$$

UTZ495>498-060030-
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-
328 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...97-103.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...86-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...11 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...9-15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...72-78.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...27-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 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 3000 FEET...96-102.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...85-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...10-16 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...15-24 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 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........5 ..MODERATE.

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$$

UTZ488-489-060030-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
328 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...92-98.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-26 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
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 AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...89-96.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-27 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
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........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-060030-
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-
328 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...88-95.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...53-59.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 25-35 MPH BECOMING
                                   NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
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 AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...86-93.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL
                    1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$


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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12 TO TUESDAY AUGUST 18
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... NEAR NORMAL
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