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
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

UTZ478-040400-
/O.EXA.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
478...

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 UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
  TO DEVELOP AND DRIFT ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE IN AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY LIGHTNING...LOW HUMIDITY...
  AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF
  WILDFIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

UTZ498-040400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
GRAND STAIRCASE-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498 GRAND STAIRCASE.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND DRIFT NORTH ACROSS THIS AREA
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE IN AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY LIGHTNING...LOW HUMIDITY... AND
  GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF WILDFIRE
  STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

UTZ497-040400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
MOJAVE DESERT-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
497...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE DESERT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH CAN BE EXPECTED THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS
  EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO BETWEEN 11 AND 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
  CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ495-040400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
495 BELOW 6500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST
  DESERT BELOW 6500 FEET.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
  CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ489-491-040400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
SAN RAFAEL SWELL-SOUTHEAST UTAH-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 489 AND 491 BELOW 6500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL BELOW
  6500 FEET AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 491 SOUTHEAST UTAH BELOW 6500
  FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND DRIFT ACROSS THESE AREAS THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE IN AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY LIGHTNING...LOW HUMIDITY...
  AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF
  WILDFIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

UTZ493-494-040400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS-HENRY MOUNTAINS-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 493 AND 494 BELOW 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 493 CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS
  BELOW 7000 FEET AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 494 HENRY MOUNTAINS
  BELOW 7000 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND DRIFT ACROSS THESE AREAS THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE IN AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY LIGHTNING...LOW HUMIDITY...
  AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF
  WILDFIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

UTZ496-040400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140704T0400Z/
COLOR COUNTRY MOUNTAINS-
235 PM MDT THU JUL 3 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 496 BELOW 8000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 496 COLOR COUNTRY MOUNTAINS
  BELOW 8000 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND DRIFT ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN
  AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORMS. IN ADDITION...SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST
  WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
  THE WESTERN PORTIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON MINIMUMS BETWEEN 11 AND 15
  PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY LIGHTNING...LOW HUMIDITY...
  AND GUSTY WINDS WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF WILDFIRE
  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...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...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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