Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:14 PM MDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 490 and
491 below 8000 feet...
... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 490 and
491 below 8000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning below 8000 feet for wind and low relative humidity,
which is in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Saturday. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Utah, fire weather zone 490 Colorado River
Basin and fire weather zone 491 southeast Utah below 8000 feet.

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

* Relative humidity... 5 to 10 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.







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