Alton, UT (84710)

2:59 PM MDT on June 28, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Swains Creek | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 7990 ft 37.48 °N, 112.61 °W | Updated 30 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
93.7 °F
Feels Like 89 °F
N
8.1
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 20.1 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 9%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:11 AM 8:54 PM
Waxing Crescent, 28% visible
METAR KBCE 282053Z AUTO 23012G23KT 10SM CLR 28/M11 A3012 RMK AO2 PK WND 24026/2035 SLP074 T02781111 58006
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 9%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:11 AM 8:54 PM
Waxing Crescent, 28% visible
METAR KBCE 282053Z AUTO 23012G23KT 10SM CLR 28/M11 A3012 RMK AO2 PK WND 24026/2035 SLP074 T02781111 58006

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:48 PM MDT Jun. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect until 10 PM MDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 482... 484...
488... 489 and 494...

* affected area... fire weather zone 482 western Uintah basin...
fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau... fire weather zone 488
Manti National Forest... fire weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell
and fire weather zone 494 Henry Mountains.

* Winds... west to southwest winds the rest of today 15 to 25 mph
with gusts up to 35 mph. Northwest winds on Thursday afternoon
and evening 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums as low as 5-10 percent
both today and Thursday.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions today and again Thursday.

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.





248 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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

* affected area... fire weather zone 492 central Utah west desert
and fire weather zone 497 Mojave Desert.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums as low as 5-9 percent.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions today.

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.





248 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert and
fire weather zone 495 color Country West desert.

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

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums as low as 8-12 percent.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions today. Lightning with scattered
thunderstorms along the Idaho border will also potentially start
new fires.

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.