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
248 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

...WARMING AND DRYING...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.DISCUSSION...A WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS FORECAST INTO MID
WEEK. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL BE LOCALLY GUSTY ACROSS PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN UTAH THROUGH THIS EVENING. A FEW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS THE NEXT
COUPLE OF AFTERNOONS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 9KFT TODAY RISES TO 10KFT
TOMORROW.

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE A BIT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AHEAD OF THE
NEXT COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS NORTHERN UTAH
THURSDAY...STALLING ACROSS CENTRAL UTAH FRIDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
THE NORTH WITH SLIGHT COOLING AND MOISTENING. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS WILL BE A THREAT ACROSS THE NORTH.

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

UTZ478>480-280015-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
248 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 15-25 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...36-45.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING EAST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   SOUTHEAST 10-20 MPH AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17-27 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

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

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$$

UTZ492>494-280015-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
248 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...57-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 20-30 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...33-43.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING EAST
                                   AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...16-26 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.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-280015-
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-
248 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 77.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-37 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 20-25 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 15-25 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...49-55.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...37-47.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...48-58 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...75-85 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 83.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...14-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...15-22 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-32 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   MORNING BECOMING
                                   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........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-280015-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
248 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...41-51 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH 15-20 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...64-74 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-280015-
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-
248 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...61-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...31-41 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING
                                   EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH BECOMING
                                   EAST 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...33-39.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...25-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...76-86 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING
                                   WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
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 (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...24-34 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........2 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE UPPER 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...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.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS...LOWS AROUND 40...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS...LOWS AROUND 40...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S...HIGHS AROUND 60.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY MAY 04 TO SUNDAY MAY 10
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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ROGOWSKI



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