Northern Wasatch Front Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:39 PM MDT Sep. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am Monday to 4 am MDT
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am Monday to 4 am MDT
Tuesday.

* Affected area... the Cache Valley, Wasatch front and back,
Sanpete and Sevier valleys, and Utah's Dixie.

* Winds... south southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... mid morning Monday through late Monday night.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds may affect travel on east west
routes including Highway 50 across the west desert. Driving may
become difficult and dangerous for those driving high profile
vehicles and those towing trailers.

Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could
be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Strong winds on lakes and reservoirs will create dangerous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31
mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Motorists in the advisory
area should be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds which can
make driving difficult.

The strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions on area
lakes. These winds will create very choppy water and generate
large waves which could capsize or swamp small craft. For your
personal safety, operators of small craft are urged to postpone
their outings until the winds subside.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...


139 PM MDT sun Sep 15 2019

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am Monday to 4 am MDT
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am Monday to 4 am MDT
Tuesday.

* Affected area... the Cache Valley, Wasatch front and back,
Sanpete and Sevier valleys, and Utah's Dixie.

* Winds... south southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... mid morning Monday through late Monday night.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds may affect travel on east west
routes including Highway 50 across the west desert. Driving may
become difficult and dangerous for those driving high profile
vehicles and those towing trailers.

Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could
be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Strong winds on lakes and reservoirs will create dangerous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31
mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Motorists in the advisory
area should be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds which can
make driving difficult.

The strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions on area
lakes. These winds will create very choppy water and generate
large waves which could capsize or swamp small craft. For your
personal safety, operators of small craft are urged to postpone
their outings until the winds subside.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/saltlakecity


Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 11:29 AM MDT Sep. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to
4 am MDT Tuesday for wind and low relative humidity for fire
weather zones 478... 492 and 495...

... This is a particularly dangerous situation...

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert... fire
weather zone 492 central Utah west desert and fire weather
zone 495 color Country West desert.

* Winds... increasingly gusty this evening and tonight from the
south gusting 30 to 40 mph. Winds peak tomorrow afternoon and
evening with gusts of 35 to 55 mph, before gradually
decreasing after a wind switch to the northwest Monday night
with gusts of 25 to 45 mph. Some locations in the west desert
may continue to gust 60 mph or greater Monday night.

* Relative humidity... poor rh recovery tonight after reaching
single digits earlier during the day. Rh drops to between 8-15%
Monday, rising Monday night with the frontal passage.

* Impacts... this is a particularly dangerous situation due to the
strength of the winds. Hot dry and windy conditions will
combine to support rapid spread of fires.

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.