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
415 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

...UNSETTLED WEATHER CONTINUES...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A SOMEWHAT MOIST AND UNSTABLE WEST TO
SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL REMAIN OVER THE DISTRICT THROUGH THE WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL FEATURE LIFTING ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
WILL HELP TO DEVELOP ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE DISTRICT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT
WITH THESE SHOWERS/STORMS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS. THIS
SAME FEATURE WILL BE CROSSING INTO THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES
TUESDAY...BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE OF SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH
OF THE DISTRICT TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A LULL IN THE
ACTION WEDNESDAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER PERIOD OF UNSETTLED
WEATHER THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM
SLOWLY CROSSES THE GREAT BASIN.

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

UTZ478>480-050100-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
415 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN
                                   THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...47-57.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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UTZ492>494-050100-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
415 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

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UTZ495>498-050100-
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-
415 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 80.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...56-64.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...52-62 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...59-69 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...77-87 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...76-82.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...23-32 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH
                                   BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                                   IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 34.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-050100-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
415 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1200...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...73-80.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    2400...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...46-54.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...27-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...38-48 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ481>484-050100-
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-
415 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...71-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...52-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    2400...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...41-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY MAY 11 TO SUNDAY MAY 17
TEMPERATURE... ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
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