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
241 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

UTZ478>484-488-489-301100-
/O.UPG.KSLC.FW.A.0004.160730T1600Z-160731T0400Z/
/O.EXB.KSLC.FW.W.0008.160730T1600Z-160731T0900Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-WASATCH MOUNTAINS-UINTA MOUNTAINS-
WESTERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-WESTERN UINTAH BASIN-
SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
MANTI NATIONAL FOREST-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
241 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 3 AM MDT
SUNDAY FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 478...479...480...481...482...483...484...488 AND
489...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 3 AM MDT SUNDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...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 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL
  SWELL.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
  TO DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY MORNING...THEN BECOME SCATTERED DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND 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 FIRES AND EXPLOSIVE 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.

&&

$$

UTZ492-493-495-497-498-301100-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160731T0400Z/
CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS-
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-MOJAVE DESERT-GRAND STAIRCASE-
241 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 492...493...495...497 AND 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST
  DESERT...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...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL EXIST PRIMARILY THIS EVENING...THEN DEVELOP AGAIN LATE
  SATURDAY MORNING. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS SATURDAY.

* 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 FIRES AND EXPLOSIVE 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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