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
245 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...COOL AND MOIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL
KEEP COOL AND MOIST CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION BEGINNING
THURSDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A COOL AND MOIST PATTERN REMAINS IN PLACE INTO MID
WEEK. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
DURING THIS PERIOD...WITH HIGH ELEVATION SNOWFALL A THREAT AS WELL.
STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
BEHIND A COLD FRONT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS DOWNSLOPE/CANYON PORTIONS OF
WASHINGTON COUNTY. A DRYING AND WARMING TREND IS FORECAST FOR THE
SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-010030-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
245 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...44-54 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING 15-25
                                   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    NUMEROUS RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...36-46.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...93-100 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO
                                   15-25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   15-25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-010030-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
245 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT
                    CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (50-60 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-69.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................4 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400.
                    NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...39-46.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTH AROUND 20 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...51-61.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 2 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ495>498-010030-
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-
245 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...17-23 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...56-62.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...86-96 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 78.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ488>491-010030-
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-
245 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 15-25 MPH BECOMING 10-20
                                   MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY
                    (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER)...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...43-53.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.

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

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...WINDY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE UPPER 20S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN
THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
UPPER 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE VALLEYS
AND IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE LOWER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS
THAN 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...CLEAR...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 07 TO MONDAY OCTOBER 13
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI


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