Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 1000 pm MDT, Sep 19th 2019
Mojave Desert-Grand Staircase-
339 AM MDT Wed Sep 18 2019
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 497 AND 498...
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 497 Mojave Desert and Fire
Weather Zone 498 Grand Staircase.
* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 11 percent.
* IMPACTS...The combination of low humidity and strong winds is
forecast. These conditions may lead to rapid spread of fires,
especially during the afternoon and early evening hours.
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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