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
245 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

...WARMING AND DRYING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS
FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH A WET COLD FRONT SUNDAY.

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES REBOUND GRADUALLY LATE WEEK WITH
DECREASING HUMIDITY. ANOTHER WET COLD FRONT EXPECTED NEXT WEEKEND.
SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME GUSTY AHEAD OF THE FRONT BY
FRIDAY.

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

UTZ478>480-230045-
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 WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-38 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH INCREASING
                                   TO SOUTH 20-30 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.

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

=

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UTZ492>494-230045-
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 WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...22-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

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UTZ495>498-230045-
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 WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-35 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...50-59.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...42-52.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.

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

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 81.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-25 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488>491-230045-
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 WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE
                                   AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...72-82 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER).

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND AROUND
40 IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID
40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...
LOWS IN THE MID 20S...HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 29 TO TUESDAY NOVEMBER 04
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... BELOW NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI



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