Some of the worst fire weather conditions so far this summer...
Wednesday's Pinpoint Forecast: Very high fire danger the next couple of days. Today will be mostly sunny, hot, dry, and windy. South to southwest winds will pick up to between 15-35mph, combined with highs across the state in the 90s to around 100. Thursday, a RED FLAG WARNING has been issued for the Wasatch Front and most of western Utah. Low pressure just to our northwest, and high pressure to our southeast will great a tight pressure gradient producing gusty south winds. Thursday's highs will be in the mid to upper 90s in northern Utah, and 90s to low 100s for southern Utah. Some monsoon moisture and instability will allow thunderstorms to fire generally east of I-15. Friday and the weekend will be mostly sunny, dry, and breezy. Some monsoon moisture will back into the state toward the middle of next week.
Happy hump day!
~ Curtis Ray
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