Castle Country Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:45 AM MDT Aug. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to midnight
MDT tonight for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 483... 484 and 489...

* affected area... fire weather zone 483 southern Ashley National
Forest... fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau and fire
weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell.

* Winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 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... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



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