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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
332 AM MDT Sat May 15 2021

UTZ495-497-152200-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0008.210515T1700Z-210517T0300Z/
Color Country West Desert-Mojave Desert-
332 AM MDT Sat May 15 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 495 AND 497...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 495 Color Country West
  Desert and Fire Weather Zone 497 Mojave Desert.

* WINDS...South to southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35
  mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 9 percent with poor overnight
  recoveries.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop could 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 are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
418 AM MDT Fri May 14 2021

UTZ101>131-WYZ021-151200-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Tooele and Rush Valleys-
Eastern Box Elder County-Northern Wasatch Front-Salt Lake Valley-
Utah Valley-Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Wasatch Back-
Bear Lake and Bear River Valley-Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-
Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-Western Uinta Mountains-
Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-Western Uinta Basin-
Western Millard and Juab Counties-Eastern Juab/Millard Counties-
Central Mountains-Sanpete Valley-Sevier Valley-Castle Country-
San Rafael Swell-Southwest Utah-Lower Washington County-
Zion National Park-Southern Mountains-Upper Sevier River Valleys-
Bryce Canyon Country-South Central Utah-
Capitol Reef National Park and Vicinity-Western Canyonlands-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Southwest Wyoming-
418 AM MDT Fri May 14 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Utah...
northern Utah...southern Utah...southwest Utah and southwest
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated showers and thunderstorms near the Idaho border Friday
afternoon will become more widely scattered across northern Utah
late Friday afternoon and evening and will be capable of
producing gusty winds.

Critical fire weather conditions will return across southern Utah
today due to gusty winds and low humidity.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Critical fire weather conditions will become more widespread on
Saturday as winds increase in very dry conditions ahead of the
next approaching storm system. These conditions may continue into
Sunday.

Patchy areas of blowing dust are expected Saturday across
portions of southwest, west-central and south-central Utah as
wind gusts up to 40 mph interact with very dry antecedent
conditions.

Widely scattered across northern Utah on Saturday and will be
capable of producing gusty winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed. Please relay any information
about observed severe weather to the NWS while following all
local, state, and CDC guidelines.

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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




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