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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
254 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

UTZ495-497-170300-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-210517T0300Z/
Color Country West Desert-Mojave Desert-
254 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 495 AND
497...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 495 Color Country West
  Desert and Fire Weather Zone 497 Mojave Desert.

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 6 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop could 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
254 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

UTZ498-170300-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-210517T0300Z/
Grand Staircase-
254 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 498...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop could 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.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boise ID
821 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

IDZ016-170300-
Western Magic Valley ID-
821 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 819 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Jerome, moving southwest around 40 mph.

Wind gusts 40 to 50 mph with blowing dust will occur with this storm.

This strong thunderstorm will be near...
  Twin Falls and Jerome around 830 PM MDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

When safe to do so, please relay storm reports to the National
Weather Service in Boise via local law enforcement, or National
Weather Service Boise Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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LAT...LON 4250 11450 4265 11468 4281 11433 4280 11430
      4267 11420
TIME...MOT...LOC 0219Z 062DEG 39KT 4272 11438

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LC


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
412 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

UTZ101>131-WYZ021-172215-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Tooele and Rush Valleys-
Eastern Box Elder County-Northern Wasatch Front-Salt Lake Valley-
Utah Valley-Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Wasatch Back-
Bear Lake and Bear River Valley-Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-
Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-Western Uinta Mountains-
Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-Western Uinta Basin-
Western Millard and Juab Counties-Eastern Juab/Millard Counties-
Central Mountains-Sanpete Valley-Sevier Valley-Castle Country-
San Rafael Swell-Southwest Utah-Lower Washington County-
Zion National Park-Southern Mountains-Upper Sevier River Valleys-
Bryce Canyon Country-South Central Utah-
Capitol Reef National Park and Vicinity-Western Canyonlands-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Southwest Wyoming-
412 PM MDT Sun May 16 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Utah...
northern Utah...southern Utah...southwest Utah and southwest
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong thunderstorms can be expected once again across portions
of northern Utah and southwest Wyoming this evening. Small hail,
brief moderate rain, and gusty winds are the main threats with
these storms.

Across the higher terrain of central and southern Utah as well as
the adjacent valleys, gusty microburst winds possible near high
based showers.

Critical fire weather conditions are expected across portions of
southern Utah due to gusty winds and low humidity.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms will become more widespread across the
area on Monday. Brief moderate rain, small hail, and gusty winds
will be possible with these storms.

Southwesterly winds are expected to increase Wednesday and
Thursday which may result in RFW conditions across southern Utah
where fuels are dry.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed. Please relay any information
about observed severe weather to the NWS while following all
local, state, and CDC guidelines.

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For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

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