West Central Utah Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:08 AM MDT Jul. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for fire
weather zones 492... 493... 495... 497 and 498...

* affected area... fire weather zone 492 central Utah west
desert... fire weather zone 493 central Utah mountains... fire
weather zone 495 color Country West desert... fire weather zone
497 Mojave Desert and fire weather zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* Thunderstorms... isolated mainly dry thunderstorms are expected
to develop late this morning... then become scattered during the
afternoon and evening.

* Outflow winds... gusty and erratic winds in excess of 40 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 fire starts.

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.





Record Report
Issued: 7:25 PM MDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record high minimum temperatures reported for July 29th...

Station new record old record year

Ferron 69 68 1898
Fillmore 71 tied 71 1947