weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
226 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

UTZ478-492-495-497-051200-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150906T0400Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-MOJAVE DESERT-
226 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 478...
492...495 AND 497...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE
  DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
  CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING...REDEVELOPING TOMORROW MORNING. A
  SHARP WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST IS FORECAST WITH THE ARRIVAL
  OF THE COLD FRONT FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE
  TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT THROUGH THIS EVENING AND
  AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

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.

&&

$$

ROGOWSKI

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

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE