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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
217 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

UTZ489-492-494-495-498-291200-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.W.0002.160629T1600Z-160630T0400Z/
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160629T0400Z/
SAN RAFAEL SWELL-CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-HENRY MOUNTAINS-
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-GRAND STAIRCASE-
217 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LIGHTNING AFTER AN EXTREMELY PERIOD FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 489...492...494...495 AND 498...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR LIGHTNING AFTER AN EXTREMELY PERIOD FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
489...492...494...495 AND 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  494 HENRY MOUNTAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST
  DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498 GRAND STAIRCASE.

* THUNDERSTORMS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND WILL LIKELY HAVE LITTLE RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THEM.
  THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE THIS EVENING...
  BUT COULD PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL ONCE AGAIN DEVELOP LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND
  PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...ANY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY. DUE TO AN
  EXTENDED PERIOD OF DRY CONDITIONS...ANY FIRES THAT START FROM
  THE LIGHTNING CAN SPREAD QUICKLY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS IN THE VICINITY OF THESE FIRE STARTS MAY RESULT IN
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. LIGHTNING AFTER AN
EXTREMELY DRY PERIOD CAN RESULT IN FIRE STARTS THAT SPREAD
QUICKLY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS IN THE VICINITY
OF THESE FIRE STARTS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
217 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

UTZ497-290400-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160629T0400Z/
MOJAVE DESERT-
217 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LIGHTNING AFTER AN EXTREMELY PERIOD FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 497...

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

* THUNDERSTORMS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER EXTREME SOUTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON
  AND WILL LIKELY HAVE LITTLE RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THEM. THE
  STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE THIS EVENING...BUT
  COULD PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* WINDS...ANY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE
  REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DUE TO AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF DRY CONDITIONS...ANY FIRES THAT START FROM THE
  LIGHTNING CAN SPREAD QUICKLY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY GUSTY OUTFLOW
  WINDS IN THE VICINITY OF THESE FIRE STARTS MAY RESULT IN EXTREME
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. LIGHTNING AFTER AN
EXTREMELY DRY PERIOD CAN RESULT IN FIRE STARTS THAT SPREAD
QUICKLY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS IN THE VICINITY
OF THESE FIRE STARTS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1205 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR UTAH FIRE WEATHER ZONES
490 AND 491 BELOW 7000 FEET...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR COLORADO FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 207...

UTZ490-491-290200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0009.160628T2000Z-160629T0200Z/
COLORADO RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-
1205 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 490 AND 491 BELOW 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN UTAH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490 COLORADO RIVER
  BASIN AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 491 SOUTHEAST UTAH BELOW 7000 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON PRODUCING LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY GUSTY
  WINDS BUT LITTLE RAIN.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH NEAR
  THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...DRY LIGHTNING...AND
  GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD UPON
  IGNITION.

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/GJT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1205 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR UTAH FIRE WEATHER ZONES
490 AND 491 BELOW 7000 FEET...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR COLORADO FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 207...

COZ207-290200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0009.160628T2000Z-160629T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA-
1205 PM MDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 207...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 SOUTHWEST
  COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON PRODUCING LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY GUSTY
  WINDS BUT LITTLE RAIN.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH NEAR
  THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...DRY LIGHTNING...AND
  GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD UPON
  IGNITION.

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.

&&

$$

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