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
329 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015

...GENERALLY DRY BUT ISOLATED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS/STORMS POSSIBLE
TODAY...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...A RELATIVELY DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH TOMORROW. A SERIES OF WEAK STORM SYSTEMS
WILL INCREASE THE CHANCES OF MAINLY DIURNALLY DRIVEN SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED STORMS MID TO LATE WEEK.

.DISCUSSION...CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN VERY DRY AT THE SURFACE FOR THE
NEXT FEW DAYS BENEATH A RELATIVELY DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT.
ISOLATED BUILDUPS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR BOTH THIS AFTERNOON AND
TOMORROW ALONG THE MOUNTAIN SPINES EXTENDING FROM THE SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS NORTHEAST INTO THE UINTA MOUNTAINS. MINIMAL IF ANY PRECIP IS
EXPECTED FROM THIS DEVELOPMENT DUE TO THE DRY LOW LEVELS. PRIMARY
FIRE WEATHER IMPACT FROM ONE OF THESE ROGUE CELLS WOULD BE AN ELEVATED
POTENTIAL FOR BRIEFLY STRONG AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS. A SERIES OF WEAK
STORM SYSTEMS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MID WEEK INTO PORTIONS OF
THIS WEEKEND INCREASING THE CHANCES OF MAINLY AFTERNOON SHOWERS/ISOLATED
STORMS. WETTING RAIN POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED TO BE ON THE RISE LATE
WEEK.

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

UTZ478>480-210045-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
329 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200...MAINLY OVER THE UINTA MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...14-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
                    2000 THEN DRY...MAINLY UINTA MOUNTAINS

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2000...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200...MAINLY UINTA MOUNTAINS

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-78.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...53-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...10-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ492>494-210045-
FORECAST AREA 2...CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
329 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...9-15 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...13-23 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.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...36-46.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2200...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...69-79.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...13-23 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ495>498-210045-
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-
329 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS
                    AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...78-84.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...56-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...8-14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...8-14 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...12-20 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
                    2400.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...50-58.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...40-50.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...28-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...39-49 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2200...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...77-83.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...55-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...10-18 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...10-17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-22 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.

LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.

=

$$

UTZ488-489-210045-
FORECAST AREA 4...SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL UTAH (MOAB IFC AREA)-
ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
329 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...54-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
CWR.................5 PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...38-48.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING
                                   LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
                                   MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2200...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...67-77.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...11-21 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...16-26 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ481>484-210045-
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-
329 AM MDT MON APR 20 2015


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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.

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

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
                    2200.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...31-37.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...26-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...65-75 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......WEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................IN THE VALLEYS...1. IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 UNTIL
                    2200...THEN 1.
CWR.................5 PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...68-74.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...51-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...17 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.

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

=

$$


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

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY APRIL 27 TO SUNDAY MAY 03
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
=

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