Fuel Dryness

Moist - Little or no risk for large fires.
Dry - Low risk of large fires in the absence of a "High Risk" event.
Very dry - Low/Moderate risk of large fires in the absence of a "High Risk" event.
Data Unavailable.

High Risk Events

Wind gusts 25 mph or higher in the mountains and gusts 30 mph or higher elsewhere AND relative humidity 15% or lower.
Near record temperatures with single digit relative humidity.
Scattered or greater coverage of lightning (thunderstorms).

Missing Stations

  • Blackrock

Eastern Great Basin Area 7 Day
Significant Fire Potential

Issued: Friday, Sep 27, 2013 Parameters:

Predictive Service Area Thu
Sep 26
Sep 27
Sep 28
Sep 29
Sep 30
Oct 1
Oct 2
Oct 3
EB01 - West Idaho Mtns
EB02 - Central Idaho Mtns
EB03 - E ID Desert/Range
EB04 - Southwest Idaho
EB05 - Southeast Idaho
EB06 - Ern ID/Wrn WY Mtns
EB07 - W Utah Desert
EB08 - N/Cntl UT Mtns
EB09 - Uinta Mtns
EB10 - Uintah Basin
EB11 - SW Utah Desert
EB12 - S Cntl UT Mtns
EB13 - Mojave Desert
EB14 - AZ Strip
EB15 - Bookcliffs
EB16 - SE UT Desert

****Today, September 27, is the last issuance of this product until fire season 2014****

Rain and high elevation snow will continue across western Wyoming and northern Utah today. Warmer, drier conditions then return to Utah through mid week.

Across Idaho another series of shortwave troughs will track through the western and central portions of the state beginning on Sunday through the week.

The cool, wet air mass will work its way into Utah by Thursday/Friday.

Fuels/Fire Potential
Overall large fire potential is very low and will remain low through the forecast period.

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Forecasters: Law 9/27/2013 0906 MDT