Cache Valley/Utah Portion Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:35 PM MDT Sep. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect until 7 PM MDT Thursday for
wind... low relative humidity... and record high erc for fire
weather zone 479...

* affected area... fire weather zone 479 Wasatch mountains.

* Winds... west to northwest winds 10 to 20 mph gusting to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will have the potential to
spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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... rapidly changing wind directions... low relative
humidity... and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire
behavior.