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Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:00 PM MDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM MDT Saturday
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 488 and
489 below 8000 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 488 Manti National Forest
below 8000 feet and fire weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell
below 8000 feet.

* Winds... southwest gusts around 25 mph Thursday, becoming
northwest Thursday night and Friday. Southwest winds will return

* relative humidity... 7 to 10 percent each afternoon with poor
overnight recovery.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will have the potential to
spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Isolated
thunderstorms are also possible Thursday afternoon.

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.

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