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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
241 PM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

UTZ484-488-489-494-498-241100-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.A.0024.200925T1800Z-200926T0600Z/
Tavaputs Plateau-Manti National Forest-San Rafael Swell-
Henry Mountains-Grand Staircase-
241 PM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 484...488...489...494 AND 498...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 484 Tavaputs Plateau...Fire
  Weather Zone 488 Manti National Forest...Fire Weather Zone 489
  San Rafael Swell...Fire Weather Zone 494 Henry Mountains and
  Fire Weather Zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Between 7 and 13 percent.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are possible. Any
  fire starts may spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential for critical
fire weather conditions. Continue to monitor for the latest
forecasts and for possible Red Flag Warnings.

&&

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


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
1107 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-241715-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
1107 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible, mainly over the
higher terrain, but a few could make it down to the lowlands. The
main threat with these storms will be wind gusts over 45 mph and
some blowing dust.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
No hazardous weather is expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1048 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-241700-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
1048 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

High pressure builds in today bringing a return to sunny skies and
warming temperatures.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Critical fire weather conditions, from a combination of winds and
low humidities, will occur tomorrow for our far northern CO fire
zone. A Red Flag Warning has been issued to account for this
behavior. Similar, more widespread, conditions are possible Friday
as an approaching trough brings gusty winds to more of the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
654 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241300-
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-
654 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions, from a combination of winds and
low humidity, are possible across northern Utah on Thursday, and
much of southern and eastern Utah on Friday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Critical fire weather conditions, from a combination of winds and
low humidity, are possible across northern Utah on Thursday, and
much of southern and eastern Utah on Friday.

.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.

$$

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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