Red Flag Warning in Utah — only — June 29, 2016

wildfire red flag warningThe fire weather forecasters in Utah march to their own drummer when it comes to issuing Red Flag Warnings. When neighboring states have issued a warning, often Utah does not. Or much of the state is under a warning but the weather conditions appear to stop at the imaginary line between the states.

Isolated dry thunderstorms are predicted for areas in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

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Forecast for isolated dry thunderstorms June 29, 2016.

The maps were current as of 7:48 a.m. MDT on Wednesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts and maps. For the most current data visit this NWS site.

Examples of Red Flag Warning conditions stopping at state lines (tagged Red Flag Borders.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.