Utah's Dixie and Zion National Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:09 PM MDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon Thursday to midnight MDT
Thursday night for wind and low relative humidity for fire
weather zones 495... 496... 497 and 498...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a red
flag warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon Thursday to midnight MDT Thursday night.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 495 color Country West
desert... fire weather zone 496 color country mountains... fire
weather zone 497 Mojave Desert and fire weather zone 498 Grand
Staircase.

* Winds... southwest gusts around 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... 3 to 9 percent during the afternoon.

* 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.