Southern Utah Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 11:44 AM MDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon Saturday to 11 PM
MDT Saturday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 493 and 494 below 7500 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 493 central Utah mountains
below 7500 feet and fire weather zone 494 Henry Mountains
below 7500 feet.

* Winds... southwest gusts around 30 mph Saturday afternoon and

* Relative humidity... 7 to 10 percent during the afternoon.

* 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.