Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 900 pm MDT, Sep 16th 2018
Salt Lake Desert-Wasatch Mountains-Central Utah West Desert-
Color Country West Desert-
211 AM MDT Sat Sep 15 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 478...479...
492 AND 495...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 478 Salt Lake Desert...Fire
Weather Zone 479 Wasatch Mountains...Fire Weather Zone 492
Central Utah West Desert and Fire Weather Zone 495 Color
Country West Desert.
* WINDS...Southwest gusts between 45-55 mph today, and 35-45 mph
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Afternoon minimum RH of 5-10% valleys and
10-15% mountains, with poor overnight recovery.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will have the potential to
spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.
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