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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:39 AM MDT Sep. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to midnight
MDT tonight for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 480... 481... 482... 483... 484... 488... 489... 494 and 498...

* affected area... fire weather zone 480 Uinta Mountains... fire
weather zone 481 western Ashley National Forest... fire weather
zone 482 western Uintah basin... fire weather zone 483 southern
Ashley National Forest... 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 to west 10 to 20 mph gusting to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will have the potential to
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... rapidly changing wind directions... low relative
humidity... and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire
behavior.



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


214 am MDT Wed Sep 19 2018

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
10 PM MDT this evening for gusty winds, low relative humidity and
dry fuels for Colorado fire weather zones 200 and 202, as well as
Utah fire weather zones 485, 486, 487 and 490...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area and fire weather zone 202 White River
forecast area. In Utah, fire weather zone 485 eastern Ashley
National Forest, fire weather zone 486 eastern Uinta Basin,
fire weather zone 487 Book Cliffs and fire weather zone 490
Colorado River Basin.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these 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.



For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt


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