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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:06 PM MDT on June 26, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening for wind and low relative humidity and isolated dry
thunderstorms for fire weather zones 492 and 497...

* affected area... fire weather zone 492 central Utah west desert
and fire weather zone 497 Mojave Desert.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums as low as 5-10%.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions this afternoon. Isolated dry
thunderstorms may also increase the threat for new starts and
locally gusty and erratic winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/saltlakecity


306 PM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am Tuesday to 10 PM MDT
Wednesday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 479... 482... 484... 488... 489 and 494...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a red
flag warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in
effect from 10 am Tuesday to 10 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 479 Wasatch mountains... fire
weather zone 482 western Uintah basin... fire weather zone 484
tavaputs plateau... fire weather zone 488 Manti National
Forest... fire weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell and fire
weather zone 494 Henry Mountains.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums as low as 7-10 percent.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions Tuesday and Wednesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now... or are imminent. A combination of strong
winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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