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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:57 PM MDT on June 27, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on June 28, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 8 PM MDT Tuesday for
dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for Utah fire weather
zones 490 and 491 below 7000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning below 7000 feet for dry thunderstorms and gusty
outflow winds... which is in effect from 2 PM to 8 PM MDT Tuesday.

* Affected area... in Utah... fire weather zone 490 Colorado River
Basin and fire weather zone 491 southeast Utah below 7000 feet.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected
Tuesday afternoon producing lightning and locally gusty winds
but little rain.

* Outflow winds... erratic wind gusts up to 35 mph near
thunderstorms.

* Impacts... the combination of dry fuels... dry lightning... and
gusty winds may cause rapid fire growth and spread upon
ignition.

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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