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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
320 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

...WETTING RAINS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND AGAIN THIS WEEKEND...

.BROADCAST DISCUSSION...MOISTURE IN PLACE ACROSS THE AREA WILL
BRING A CHANCE OF WETTING RAINS TO NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. A BRIEF DRYING TREND SATURDAY WILL GIVE
WAY TO ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND STORMS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY.

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE IN PLACE ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH
WILL MAINTAIN A THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WETTING RAINS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BRING A BRIEF DRYING TREND LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION DURING THE LATTER HALF
OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WETTING RAINS.

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

UTZ478>480-191245-
FORECAST AREA 1...NORTHERN UTAH (NORTHERN UTAH IFC AREA)-
ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...ZONE
480 UINTA MOUNTAINS-
320 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PCT CLOUD COVER). NUMEROUS
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...82-92 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......SOUTH 10-20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT
                                   AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...75-83.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...58-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...28-38 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST
                                   10-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................20 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 40 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...52-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...39-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...78-88 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1 IN THE VALLEYS AND 3 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30
                    PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...62-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...33-43 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.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.

=

$$

UTZ492>494-191245-
FORECAST AREA 2...WEST CENTRAL UTAH (RICHFIELD IFC AREA)-
ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS...ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS-
320 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PCT CLOUD COVER).
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...55-64.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...48-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...73-83 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...74-84 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................4.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...76-85.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
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.................4.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...50-58.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER) UNTIL
                    1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...77-87.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...19-29 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...32-42 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ495>498-191245-
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-
320 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...66-72.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...55-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...43-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...56-66 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...86-96 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN THE
                                   EVENING BECOMING
                                   DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEYS AND
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 90.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...78-88.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...66-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...18-24 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...21-31 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PCT CLOUD
                    COVER). IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50
                    PCT CLOUD COVER)...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...63-69.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...53-63.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...44-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...79-89 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.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1200. IN THE MOUNTAINS...WIDELY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 3000 FEET...AROUND 92.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...79-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 3000 FEET...19 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 5000 FEET...20-26 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...30-38 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

=

$$

UTZ488>491-191245-
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-
320 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...58-68.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...47-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...62-72 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...71-81 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 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.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...80-90.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...67-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...24-34 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...37-47 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PCT CLOUD COVER). IN THE
                    VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2400. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...56-65.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...46-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...63-73 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...68-78 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SLOPE/VALLEY...DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGETOPS......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................2 IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS AND 20 PERCENT IN
                    THE MOUNTAINS.
HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 5000 FEET...79-89.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...69-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 5000 FEET...18-28 PERCENT.
                    NEAR 8000 FEET...27-37 PERCENT.

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

=

$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...MOSTLY CLOUDY...
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. IN THE VALLEYS...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE MID 50S...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOWS IN THE
MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...IN THE VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR...LOWS IN THE MID 50S...
HIGHS AROUND 80. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PARTLY CLOUDY...LOWS IN THE
MID 40S...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND
IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE
VALLEYS AND AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE UPPER
60S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 26 TO THURSDAY OCTOBER 02
TEMPERATURE... NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION... ABOVE NORMAL
=

$$




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