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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1209 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

UTZ478-492-011100-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0018.160901T1200Z-160903T0400Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
1209 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 10 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 478 AND 492...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY SURFACE WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY
  THURSDAY BECOMING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH
  BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH THURSDAY NIGHT THEN
  INCREASE FURTHER FRIDAY WITH SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 T0
  25 WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  POSSIBLE DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GREATER THAN 40 MPH POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH...AND ISOLATED DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR WITH HIGH CONFIDENCE. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1209 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

UTZ479-480-011100-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0018.160901T1200Z-160903T0400Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS-UINTA MOUNTAINS-
1209 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 10 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 479 AND 480...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 480 UINTA MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GREATER THAN 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 TO 15 PERCENT BELOW 7000 FEET. ABOVE 15
  PERCENT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH INSIGNIFICANT
  RAINFALL AND FAST STORM MOTIONS WILL DEVELOP ON THURSDAY...
  THEN TREND MORE WIDELY SCATTERED IN NATURE ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INSIGNIFICANT
  RAINFALL AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
  MAY CREATE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR NEW FIRE STARTS AND RAPID FIRE
  GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR WITH HIGH CONFIDENCE. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG MICROBURST WINDS...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)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1209 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

UTZ481-483-488-011100-
/O.EXA.KSLC.FW.W.0018.160901T1200Z-160903T0400Z/
WESTERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-
MANTI NATIONAL FOREST-
1209 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 10 PM MDT
FRIDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 481...483 AND 488...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 10 PM MDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 481 WESTERN ASHLEY NATIONAL
  FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 483 SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST
  AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 488 MANTI NATIONAL FOREST.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GREATER THAN 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 TO 15 PERCENT BELOW 7000 FEET. ABOVE 15
  PERCENT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH INSIGNIFICANT RAINFALL
  AND FAST STORM MOTIONS WILL DEVELOP ON THURSDAY...THEN TREND
  MORE WIDELY SCATTERED IN NATURE ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INSIGNIFICANT
  RAINFALL AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
  MAY CREATE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR NEW FIRE STARTS AND RAPID FIRE
  GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR WITH HIGH CONFIDENCE. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016


NVZ470-011100-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160902T0500Z/
EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THURSDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470 EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING FROM THE
  SOUTHWEST UP TO 30 MPH. SMALL RAIN CORES WILL NOT PREVENT NEW
  LIGHTNING STARTS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIE OUT LATE WEDNESDAY
  EVENING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING... THEN BECOME ISOLATED
  AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...35 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
  ALONG WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS... WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
  EXTREMELY DRY FUELS ARE IN PLACE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016


NVZ457-011100-
/O.UPG.KLKN.FW.A.0007.160901T1900Z-160902T0300Z/
/O.EXB.KLKN.FW.W.0012.160901T1900Z-160902T0300Z/
NORTHERN NYE COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
50-
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
457...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 NORTHERN NYE
  COUNTY/LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
  EXTREMELY DRY FUELS ARE IN PLACE.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016


NVZ454-469-010600-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160901T0600Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 454 AND 469...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469 SOUTHWESTERN AND
  CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING FROM THE
  SOUTHWEST UP TO 30 MPH. SMALL RAIN CORES WILL NOT PREVENT NEW
  LIGHTNING STARTS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...40 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
  ALONG WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS... WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
  EXTREMELY DRY FUELS ARE IN PLACE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016


NVZ455-011100-
/O.EXT.KLKN.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160903T0300Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
1106 AM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 455...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING FROM THE
  SOUTHWEST UP TO 30 MPH. SMALL RAIN CORES WILL NOT PREVENT NEW
  LIGHTNING STARTS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIE OUT LATE WEDNESDAY
  EVENING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING... THEN BECOME ISOLATED
  AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...35 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
  ALONG WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS... WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...
  EXTREMELY DRY FUELS ARE IN PLACE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
256 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016


IDZ427-010400-
/O.UPG.KPIH.FW.A.0011.160831T2100Z-160901T0400Z/
/O.EXB.KPIH.FW.W.0016.160831T2100Z-160901T0400Z/
/O.EXA.KPIH.FW.A.0012.160901T2100Z-160902T0400Z/
GOOSE CREEK AND RAFT RIVER VALLEY/SOUTHERN SAWTOOTH NF/TWIN FALLS
BLM SOUTH OF THE SNAKE RIVER-
256 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 427...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 427...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING. THIS UPGRADES THE PREVIOUSLY ISSUED FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THIS TIME PERIOD. A NEW FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS
ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 427.

* WIND...GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH WIND GUSTS WITH STRONGER OUTFLOW
  WINDS IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING HOURS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY PERSIST INTO THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS AND INTO THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW, OR WILL SHORTLY. FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE
RAPID RATES OF GROWTH. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR
FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
256 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016


IDZ413-010400-
/O.EXB.KPIH.FW.W.0016.160831T2100Z-160901T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.A.0012.160901T2100Z-160902T0400Z/
CARIBOU RANGE/CARIBOU NF-
256 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 413...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
413...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 413.

* WIND...WIND GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH STRONGER OUTFLOW WINDS
  WITHIN THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
  HOURS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS.

* CWR...10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

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