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Utah, Tavaputs Plateau

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:30 AM MDT on June 28, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on June 28, 2016


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

* 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
this 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.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt


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