Severe Weather Alerts - Lindon, UT

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect from Thursday, 6:00 AM MDT until Friday, 10:00 PM MDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

SALT LAKE DESERT:

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 10 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 478 AND 492...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT AND
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY SURFACE WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY
THURSDAY BECOMING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH
BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH THURSDAY NIGHT THEN
INCREASE FURTHER FRIDAY WITH SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 T0
25 WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GREATER THAN 40 MPH POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH...AND ISOLATED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR WITH HIGH CONFIDENCE. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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WASATCH MOUNTAINS:

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 10 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 479 AND 480...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 479 WASATCH MOUNTAINS AND
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 480 UINTA MOUNTAINS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GREATER THAN 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 TO 15 PERCENT BELOW 7000 FEET. ABOVE 15
PERCENT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH INSIGNIFICANT
RAINFALL AND FAST STORM MOTIONS WILL DEVELOP ON THURSDAY...
THEN TREND MORE WIDELY SCATTERED IN NATURE ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INSIGNIFICANT
RAINFALL AFTER A PROLONGED DRY PERIOD AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
MAY CREATE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR NEW FIRE STARTS AND RAPID FIRE
GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR WITH HIGH CONFIDENCE. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG MICROBURST WINDS...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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Lindon, UT Radar