West Central Utah Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:24 AM MDT Sep. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 480 and 492...

* affected area... fire weather zone 480 Uinta Mountains and fire
weather zone 492 central Utah west desert.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 12 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... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.