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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
223 PM MDT Sun May 15 2022

UTZ496-161200-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.W.0002.220516T1800Z-220518T0400Z/
Color Country Mountains-
223 PM MDT Sun May 15 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 10 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
496...

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 Monday to 10 PM MDT Tuesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 496 Color Country Mountains.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 30 mph both
  Monday and Tuesday afternoons.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Falling into the 5 to 10 percent range
  Monday afternoon with only marginal recovery of 25 to 40 percent
  Monday night. Tuesday afternoon relative humidity will fall into
  the 10 to 15 percent range. , then falling into the 10 to 15
  percent range Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected. Any
  new fire starts could spread rapidly.

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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