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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
1152 PM MDT Mon Jun 17 2024

UTZ498-180900-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-240618T0900Z/
Grand Staircase-
1152 PM MDT Mon Jun 17 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Gusts
  may continue on exposed ridgelines through the overnight hours.

* COLD FRONT...A strong cold front will continue to cross the
  area through tonight, bringing an abrupt wind shift to the
  northwest.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 8 percent.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are likely to
  occur. Any new fire starts or existing fires may spread
  rapidly.

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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