Northern Wasatch Front Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:04 AM MDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow
winds for fire weather zones 478... 479... 480... 481... 482...
483... 484... 488... and 489...

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert... fire
weather zone 479 Wasatch mountains... fire weather zone 480
Uinta Mountains... fire weather zone 481 western Ashley
National Forest... fire weather zone 482 western Uintah basin...
fire weather zone 483 southern Ashley National Forest... fire
weather zone 484 Tavaputs plateau... fire weather zone 488
Manti National Forest and fire weather zone 489 San Rafael
Swell.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered mainly dry thunderstorms
are expected to develop Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Outflow winds... gusty and erratic winds in excess of 50 mph will
be possible with any storms that develop.

* Impacts... the threat of lightning and gusty winds in addition
to very dry conditions will bring the potential of multiple
new fires and explosive fire growth.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential for critical
fire weather conditions. Continue to monitor for the latest
forecasts and for possible red flag warnings.



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Record Report
Issued: 8:00 PM MDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record high maximum temperatures reported for July 28th..

Station new record old record year

Cedar City Airport 101 99 1994
Duchesne 96 tied 96 1960