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Utah, Utah's Dixie and Zion National Park

Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:13 AM MDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening...

* affected area... elevations generally below 4000 feet in utahs
Dixie and Zion National Park... including the city of St George.

* Temperatures... high temperatures of 105 to 110.

* Heat index values... around 105.

* Impacts... this period of excessive heat will increase the
likelihood of heat related illnesses.

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.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:04 AM MDT on July 29, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 10 PM
MDT Saturday for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for
fire weather zones 492... 493... 495... 497 and 498...

* affected area... fire weather zone 492 central Utah west
desert... fire weather zone 493 central Utah mountains... fire
weather zone 495 color Country West desert... fire weather zone
497 Mojave Desert and fire weather zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered mainly dry thunderstorms
will develop primarily during the afternoon and evening hours
today and Saturday.

* Outflow winds... gusty and erratic winds in excess of 50 mph will
be possible with any storms that develop.

* Impacts... the threat of lightning and gusty winds in addition
to very dry conditions will bring the potential of multiple
new fires and explosive fire growth.

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 8:00 PM MDT on July 28, 2016


... Record high maximum temperatures reported for July 28th..

Station new record old record year

Cedar City Airport 101 99 1994
Duchesne 96 tied 96 1960


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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
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Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Record Report
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Special Statement
Nebraska - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Ohio - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Record Report
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Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
Texas - Special Statement , Record Report
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Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Wyoming - Record Report

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