Weather Alerts for Wasatch Mountain Valleys

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains - Northern Wasatch Front - Salt Lake Valley - Tooele and Rush Valleys - Utah Valley
Effective: Mon, 6/14 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 6/13 9:16pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 6/16 12:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
FRIDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot
conditions with temperatures up to 104 expected. For the Heat
Advisory, temperatures up to 100 expected.
* WHERE...Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains, Tooele and Rush
Valleys, Northern Wasatch Front, Salt Lake Valley and Utah
Valley.
* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, from noon Monday to
midnight MDT Tuesday night. For the Heat Advisory, from noon
Wednesday to midnight MDT Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential
for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or
participating in outdoor activities.

Information:
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Uinta Mountains - Wasatch Mountains
Effective: Sun, 6/13 3:18pm Updated: Sun, 6/13 9:16pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 6/15 10:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 479 AND
480...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 479 Wasatch Mountains and
Fire Weather Zone 480 Uinta Mountains.
* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 6 percent.
* TEMPERATURE...Record challenging heat with readings about 15
degrees above average.
* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are possible. Any
new fire starts or existing fires may spread rapidly.

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.

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Salt Lake Desert
Effective: Mon, 6/14 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 6/13 9:16pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 6/15 10:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 10 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
478...
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Red
Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon Monday to 10 PM MDT Tuesday. The Fire Weather
Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 478 Salt Lake Desert.
* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 3 percent.
* TEMPERATURE...Record challenging heat with readings about 15
degrees above average.
* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are possible. Any
new fire starts or existing fires may spread rapidly.

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.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains - Northern Wasatch Front - Salt Lake Valley - Tooele and Rush Valleys - Utah Valley
Effective: Wed, 6/16 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 6/13 9:16pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/19 12:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
FRIDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot
conditions with temperatures up to 104 expected. For the Heat
Advisory, temperatures up to 100 expected.
* WHERE...Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains, Tooele and Rush
Valleys, Northern Wasatch Front, Salt Lake Valley and Utah
Valley.
* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, from noon Monday to
midnight MDT Tuesday night. For the Heat Advisory, from noon
Wednesday to midnight MDT Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential
for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or
participating in outdoor activities.

Information:
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

Areas Affected:
Bryce Canyon Country - Sanpete Valley - Upper Sevier River Valleys - Wasatch Back
Effective: Mon, 6/14 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 6/13 9:16pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/19 12:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
FRIDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Temperatures up to 100 expected.
* WHERE...Upper Sevier River Valleys, Wasatch Back, Bryce Canyon
Country and Sanpete Valley.
* WHEN...From noon Monday to midnight MDT Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.

Information:
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.