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
258 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

UTZ492-261100-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.A.0009.140726T1800Z-140727T0500Z/
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
258 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 BELOW
7000 FEET...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 BELOW 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH BELOW 7000 FEET FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT
  BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE INTO THE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT RANGE AND NOT RECOVERING
  ABOVE 15 PERCENT UNTIL MID TO LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED AND MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  LIKELY DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. POCKETY WETTING
  RAINS ARE POSSIBLE WITH SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS...BUT MOST
  STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE DRY AT THIS TIME.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS IN THE 45 TO 50 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY

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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS AND FOR POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

UTZ495-260300-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-
258 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST
  DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT RANGE BY EARLY AND NOT
  RECOVERING ABOVE 15 PERCENT UNTIL MID TO LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

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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