Weather Alerts for Salt Lake City

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
SALT LAKE CITY

Areas Affected:
Wasatch Mountains
Effective: Sat, 9/22 2:15pm Updated: Sun, 9/23 12:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 9/23 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 479...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 479 Wasatch Mountains.
* WINDS...West-southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 12 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires will have the potential to spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Information:
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.