954  
WWUS85 KSLC 251545  
RFWSLC  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
945 AM MDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
UTZ497-252345-  
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.W.0002.170525T2100Z-170526T0200Z/  
MOJAVE DESERT-  
945 AM MDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM  
MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 497 BELOW 4000 FEET...  
 
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 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE DESERT BELOW 4000  
FT.  
 
* WINDS...WEST SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30-35 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...4-8%.  
 
* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RH WILL COMBINE TO CAUSE CRITICAL  
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY ON SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH  
ASPECTS WHERE FUELS ARE MOST CRITICAL.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY  
 
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