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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
419 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-301030-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
419 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BECOME DANGEROUSLY HIGH IN AREAS OF
UTAHS DIXIE BELOW 4000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF UTAH. THESE STORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. THE COMBINATION OF LIGHTNING AND OUTFLOW
WINDS WILL PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE WILL INCREASE STATEWIDE ON SATURDAY
AS MOISTURE INCREASES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. THE COMBINATION
OF LIGHTNING AND STILL A POTENTIAL FOR GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS
WILL PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE FROM MONDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY, THOUGH THE FOCUS WILL BE OVER THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN
PORTIONS OF UTAH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX




Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
304 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

UTZ478>484-488-489-292200-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.A.0004.160730T1600Z-160731T0400Z/
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-
304 AM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 478...479...480...481...482...
483...484...488...AND 489...

* 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 TO SCATTERED MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 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 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.

&&

$$

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



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