Vernal, UT (84078)

5:42 PM MDT on June 21, 2018 (GMT -0600)
Maeser | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 5469 ft 40.46 °N, 109.57 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
88.9 °F
Feels Like 85 °F
N
6
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 20.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 15%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:48 AM 8:51 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 66% visible
METAR KVEL 212253Z AUTO 26014G18KT 10SM CLR 34/M02 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP078 T03441022
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 15%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:48 AM 8:51 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 66% visible
METAR KVEL 212253Z AUTO 26014G18KT 10SM CLR 34/M02 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP078 T03441022

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:00 PM MDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM MDT Saturday
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 482 and
484 below 7000 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 482 western Uintah basin
below 7000 feet and fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau
below 7000 feet.

* Winds... southwest gusts around 25 mph Thursday, becoming
northwest Thursday evening into Friday. Southwest winds will
return Saturday.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 11 percent Thursday afternoon, 8 to
14 percent Friday and Saturday afternoons. Poor overnight
recovery.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will have the potential to
spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Isolated
thunderstorms are also possible Thursday afternoon.

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.





225 PM MDT Thu Jun 21 2018

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Friday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 486 and
487 below 7000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning below 7000 feet for wind and low relative humidity,
which is in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Friday. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Utah, fire weather zone 486 eastern Uinta
Basin and fire weather zone 487 Book Cliffs below 7000 feet.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 9 to 14 percent.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these conditions.

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.