Red Flag Warning
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
233 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

UTZ479>484-488-489-493-495-497-498-311000-
/O.EXT.KSLC.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160731T1000Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS-UINTA MOUNTAINS-WESTERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN UINTAH BASIN-SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-
TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-MANTI NATIONAL FOREST-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS-COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-MOJAVE DESERT-
GRAND STAIRCASE-
233 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MDT SUNDAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
479...480...481...482...483...484...488...489...493...495...
497 AND 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 480 UINTA MOUNTAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 481
  WESTERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 482 WESTERN
  UINTAH BASIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 483 SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL
  FOREST... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 484 TAVAPUTS PLATEAU...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 489
  SAN RAFAEL SWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH
  MOUNTAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498
  GRAND STAIRCASE.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH NUMEROUS LIGHTNING
  STRIKES.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH
  WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP.

* IMPACTS...THE THREAT OF LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS IN ADDITION
  TO VERY DRY CONDITIONS WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL OF MULTIPLE
  NEW FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ478-492-311100-
/O.EXT.KSLC.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160801T0400Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
233 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
478 AND 492...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH NUMEROUS LIGHTNING
  STRIKES THROUGH THIS EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP
  TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND PERSIST THROUGH TOMORROW EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH
  WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP.

* IMPACTS...THE THREAT OF LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS IN ADDITION TO
  VERY DRY CONDITIONS WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL OF MULTIPLE NEW
  FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

ROGOWSKI

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)



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