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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:19 PM MDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT
Friday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
486 and 487 below 7000 feet...

* affected area... in Utah, fire weather zone 486 eastern Uinta
Basin and fire weather zone 487 Book Cliffs below 7000 feet.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 9 to 14 percent.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these conditions.

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.





300 PM MDT Thu Jun 21 2018

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM MDT Saturday
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 482 and
484 below 7000 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 482 western Uintah basin
below 7000 feet and fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau
below 7000 feet.

* Winds... southwest gusts around 25 mph Thursday, becoming
northwest Thursday evening into Friday. Southwest winds will
return Saturday.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 11 percent Thursday afternoon, 8 to
14 percent Friday and Saturday afternoons. 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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