Utah's Dixie and Zion National Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 4:00 AM MDT Jun. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this

* affected area... Utah's Dixie including St George and Zion
National Park.

* Timing... high temperatures will range between 105 and 110
degrees again today.

* Impacts... dehydration and heat cramps may impact those who do
not take precautions. Prolonged exposure to these hot
temperatures can result in heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke.
Avoid strenuous outdoor activities during the heat of the day.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The hot temperatures
will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are
likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room,
stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:17 AM MDT Jun. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 10 PM MDT
Monday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
493 and 496...

* affected area... fire weather zone 493 central Utah mountains
and fire weather zone 496 color country mountains.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph,
especially over ridges and around the western slopes of the
Tushar Mountains and Pahvant Range.

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums of 10-15%, especially
in mid slopes and valleys.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions Monday afternoon.

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.