Central and Southwest Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 4:03 AM MDT on September 05, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
478... 492... 495 and 497...

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert... fire
weather zone 492 central Utah west desert... fire weather zone
495 color Country West desert and fire weather zone 497 Mojave
Desert.

* Winds... south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
redeveloping this morning. A sharp wind shift to the northwest
is forecast with the arrival of the cold front from north to
south across the state today.

* Relative humidity... around 15 percent this afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of low relative humidity and gusty
winds will create hazardous fire weather conditions today.

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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