464  
FNUS75 KSLC 181656  
FWSSLC  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR DOLLAR RIDGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
1056 AM MDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
A DRY AND STABLE AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE OVER THE  
FIRE THIS WEEKEND. OCCASIONALLY GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT  
IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY, BUT BY SUNDAY THE RIDGE  
AXIS MOVES OVERHEAD AND WINDS BECOME LIGHT. WINDS WILL TURN  
SOUTHERLY ON MONDAY AS THE RIDGE AXIS SHIFTS EAST OF THE AREA,  
ALLOWING MOISTURE TO INCREASE OVER THE FIRE THROUGH MIDWEEK AND  
INCREASING THE THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16-20%.  
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY WINDS 3-7 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-58.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52-56%.  
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS 3-7 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD COVER) THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT CLOUD  
COVER). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........19-23%.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5-10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD COVER) THEN  
BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT CLOUD  
COVER). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-26%.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5-10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.  
 

 
FORECASTER...TRAPHAGAN  
REQUESTED BY...GBIMT4  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1814694.0/SLC  
 
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