Fire Weather WarningIssued: 3:53 AM MDT Jul. 6, 2017 – National Weather Service
... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 10 PM
MDT Friday for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for fire
weather zones 478... 479... 481... 482... 483... 484... 488... 492... 
493 and 496... 

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert... fire 
  weather zone 479 Wasatch mountains... fire weather zone 481 
  western Ashley National Forest... fire weather zone 482 western 
  Uintah basin... fire weather zone 483 southern Ashley National 
  Forest... fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau... fire weather 
  zone 488 Manti National Forest... fire weather zone 492 central 
  Utah west desert... fire weather zone 493 central Utah 
  mountains and fire weather zone 496 color country mountains.

* Thunderstorms... isolated dry thunderstorms will exist across
  portions Utah beginning today, and continuing through Friday
  evening.

* Outflow winds... typical winds near high-based showers and dry 
  thunderstorms will be gusty and erratic at typical speeds of 
  30 mph to 60 mph.

* Impacts... the threat of dry lightning, with high erc, gusty 
  microburst winds and a Haines of 6 may be conducive to the 
  start and rapid growth of new fires. It will remain at record 
  temperatures with single digit rh in the valleys as well for 
  the next couple of days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are imminent. A combination of
lightning... dry fuel conditions... and gusty microburst winds will
create favorable conditions for new fire starts and extreme fire
behavior.
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