Castle Country Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:45 AM MDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM MDT Saturday
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 488 and
489 below 8000 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 488 Manti National Forest
below 8000 feet and fire weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell
below 8000 feet.

* Winds... northwest gusts around 25 mph today. Southwest winds
will return Saturday.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 10 percent each afternoon with poor
overnight recovery.

* 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... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.