Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
244 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

UTZ479-240300-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-160824T0300Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS-
244 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 479...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. 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 (ALL LOWER CASE)



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