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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:01 AM MDT on June 29, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
10 PM MDT this evening for lightning after an extremely dry period
for fire weather zones 478... 489... 492... 494... 495 and 498...

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert... fire
weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell... fire weather zone 492
central Utah west desert... fire weather zone 494 Henry
Mountains... fire weather zone 495 color Country West desert
and fire weather zone 498 Grand Staircase.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to widely scattered showers and
thunderstorms will develop this morning and persist through the
evening hours. These storms will likely have little rain
associated with them.

* Winds... any showers and thunderstorms that develop will be
capable of producing gusty and erratic outflow winds.

* Impacts... lightning is expected with any thunderstorms on
Wednesday. Due to an extended period of dry conditions... any
fires that start from the lightning can spread quickly.
Additionally... any gusty outflow winds in the vicinity of
these fire starts may result in extreme fire behavior.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. Lightning after an
extremely dry period can result in fire starts that spread
quickly. Additionally... any gusty outflow winds in the vicinity
of these fire starts can contribute to extreme fire behavior.




Record Report

Statement as of 7:05 PM MDT on June 28, 2016


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

Station new record old record year

Tooele 98 tied 98 2007

... Record high minimum temperatures reported for June 28th...

Station new record old record year

Alta* 58 53 1979
Cedar City airport** 69 65 1988

*note: the record high mininum temperature must stay at or above 53 degress before midnight
to be official.
**Note: the record high mininum temperature must stay at or above 65 degress before midnight
to be official.


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Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Georgia - Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Special Statement
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North Dakota - Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report

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