San Rafael Swell 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 remains in effect until midnight MDT tonight
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 484...
488... 489... 494 and 498...

* affected area... fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau... fire
weather zone 488 Manti National Forest... fire weather zone 489
San Rafael Swell... fire weather zone 494 Henry Mountains and
fire weather zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* Winds... southwest to west 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.




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