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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:04 AM MDT on July 29, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 10 PM
MDT Saturday for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for
fire weather zones 492... 493... 495... 497 and 498...

* affected area... fire weather zone 492 central Utah west
desert... fire weather zone 493 central Utah mountains... fire
weather zone 495 color Country West desert... fire weather zone
497 Mojave Desert and fire weather zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to scattered mainly dry thunderstorms
will develop primarily during the afternoon and evening hours
today and Saturday.

* Outflow winds... gusty and erratic winds in excess of 50 mph will
be possible with any storms that develop.

* Impacts... the threat of lightning and gusty winds in addition
to very dry conditions will bring the potential of multiple
new fires and explosive fire growth.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





Record Report

Statement as of 8:00 PM MDT on July 28, 2016


... Record high maximum temperatures reported for July 28th..

Station new record old record year

Cedar City Airport 101 99 1994
Duchesne 96 tied 96 1960


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Georgia - Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Louisiana - Record Report
Maine - Special Statement
Maryland - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report
Oregon - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Special Statement
Texas - Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
West Virginia - Record Report
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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