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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
447 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...WETTING RAIN POTENTIAL WILL CONTINUE TODAY ESPECIALLY NORTH...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND STORMS
WILL CONTINUE TODAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS. WETTING
RAIN POTENTIAL AND SURFACE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN QUITE HIGH
FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR.

.DISCUSSION...DEEP MONSOON MOISTURE HAS SPREAD ACROSS THE ENTIRE
DISTRICT AND SURFACE HUMIDITY VALUES HAVE RISEN SHARPLY. SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN DEVELOP TODAY
ACROSS THE DISTRICT THIS INTO THE EVENING HOURS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER THIS MORNING...MAINLY ACROSS THE
NORTHERN HALF OF THE FIRE DISTRICT. EXPECT MINIMAL DRYING TODAY
WITH HUMIDITY REMAINING VERY ELEVATED INTO TUESDAY. THE POTENTIAL
FOR WETTING RAINS WILL REMAIN HIGH. A DRYING TREND WILL SPREAD
NORTH WEDNESDAY BUT SUFFICIENT MOISTURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE
REGION FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. WETTING RAINS...ON THE OTHER
HAND...WILL BE ON THE DECREASE. OUTSIDE OF CONVECTIVE
ACTIVITY...WINDS SHOULD REMAIN RATHER LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

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

UTZ478>480-300130-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
447 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-84.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...64-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...57-67 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................30 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY
                    (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2400. NUMEROUS RAIN
                    SHOWERS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...59-67.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...42-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...61-71 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...88-98 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING
                                   NORTH 10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 50 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...65-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ492>494-300130-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
447 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...26-36 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-66.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...49-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...66-76 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...81-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...22-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ495>498-300130-
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-
447 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 94.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...81-91.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...22-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...72-78.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...60-70.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...46-56 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...54-64 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.

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

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 98.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...72-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...13-19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...29-39 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

UTZ488>491-300130-
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-
447 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...82-92.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...23-33 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...36-46 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...50-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................3 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...84-94.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...70-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...34-44 PERCENT.

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

=

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE
VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 50S...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE
MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND
AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 05 TO MONDAY AUGUST 11
TEMPERATURE..... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL

=

$$

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