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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
252 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-290900-
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-
252 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hazardous fire weather conditions will continue across much of
the area into this evening due to very dry conditions and gusty
winds.

The smoke plume from the Brian Head Fire will continue to affect
portions the central and eastern outlook area. Locally poor air
quality and reduced visibilities will result from the increase in
smoke.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Sunday

Hazardous fire weather conditions are possible across the eastern
valleys Thursday where it may remain windy, warm and dry.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

Rogowski/Schoening

For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
144 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

UTZ478-290400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0008.170628T1600Z-170629T0400Z/
Salt Lake Desert-
144 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 478 Salt Lake Desert.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Afternoon minimums as low as 8-12 percent.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
  critical fire weather conditions today. Scattered thunderstorms
  will also potentially start new fires due to lightning near the
  Idaho border.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$



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