... Fire Weather Watch in effect from late Saturday morning
through Saturday evening for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow
winds for fire weather zones 478... 479... 480... 481... 482... 483 and
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds...
which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday
* 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 and fire
weather zone 484 Tavaputs plateau.
* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered mainly dry thunderstorms
mostly during the afternoon and evening hours Saturday.
* Outflow winds... gusty and erratic winds in excess of 50 mph will
be possible with the storms.
* 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.
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.