Severe Weather Alerts - American Fork, UT

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect until Saturday, 10:00 PM MDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 478...492...495 AND 497...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE
DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL
DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING. WINDS MAY
DECREASE OVERNIGHT FOR A PERIOD. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL REDEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
AND AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY
WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND
SATURDAY.

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.

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