049  
WWUS85 KSLC 160905  
RFWSLC  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
305 AM MDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
UTZ478-170000-  
/O.EXB.KSLC.FW.W.0006.190716T2200Z-190717T0400Z/  
SALT LAKE DESERT-  
305 AM MDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM  
MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 478...  
 
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 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON, SHIFTING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH  
THIS EVENING.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 5-10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR  
RAPID GROWTH. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
UTZ484-489-495-497-498-170000-  
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0006.190716T1800Z-190718T0300Z/  
TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-  
MOJAVE DESERT-GRAND STAIRCASE-  
305 AM MDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT  
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER  
ZONES 484...489...495...497 AND 498...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 484 TAVAPUTS PLATEAU...FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 489 SAN RAFAEL SWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495  
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE  
DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498 GRAND STAIRCASE.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 4-10 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR  
RAPID GROWTH. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
UTZ492-170000-  
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0006.190716T1800Z-190717T0300Z/  
CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-  
305 AM MDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT  
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER  
ZONE 492...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 4-9 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR  
RAPID GROWTH. 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.  
 

 
 

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