Weather Alerts for Wasatch Mountain Valleys

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Uinta Mountains - Wasatch Mountains - Western Ashley National Forest
Effective: Sun, 8/25 6:00am Updated: Fri, 8/23 4:11pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 8/25 10:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 479...
480 AND 481...
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Red
Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 6 AM to 10 PM MDT Sunday.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 479 Wasatch Mountains...Fire
Weather Zone 480 Uinta Mountains and Fire Weather Zone 481
Western Ashley National Forest.
* WINDS...West 15-25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Below 15 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will have the potential for
rapid growth. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Information:
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.

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Central Utah West Desert - Color Country West Desert - Salt Lake Desert
Effective: Sun, 8/25 6:00am Updated: Fri, 8/23 4:11pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun, 8/25 10:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 478...492 AND 495...
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 478 Salt Lake Desert...Fire
Weather Zone 492 Central Utah West Desert and Fire Weather
Zone 495 Color Country West Desert.
* WINDS...West-northwest winds 15-25 mph with gusts to 40 mph
Fire Weather Zone 478. Southwest winds 10-20 mph with gusts near
30 mph Fire Weather Zones 492 and 495.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Between 6 and 11 percent.
* IMPACTS...A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential
for critical fire weather conditions. Continue to monitor for
the latest forecasts and for possible Red Flag Warning.

Information:
A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential for critical
fire weather conditions. Continue to monitor for the latest
forecasts and for possible Red Flag Warnings.