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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
207 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST
WINDS TO THE REGION ALONG WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WHICH
WILL MAKE FOR A PERIOD OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER ON SUNDAY. IMPROVING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

CAZ226>228-NVZ462>466-302300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.A.0005.161002T1800Z-161003T0600Z/
OWENS VALLEY/SOUTHERN INYO FOREST-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-
MOJAVE DESERT INCLUDING MORONGO VALLEY/YUCCA VALLEY-
NYE COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-SHEEP RANGE-
SPRING MOUNTAINS-
CLARK AND SW LINCOLN COUNTY DESERTS/LAS VEGAS DISPATCH-
LAKE MEAD NRA/COLORADO RIVER-NV SIDE-
207 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226... 227...228...462...463...464...465 AND
466...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN CAZ226...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226. IN CAZ227...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 227. IN CAZ228...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 228. IN
  NVZ462...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 462. IN NVZ463...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  463. IN NVZ464...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 464. IN NVZ465...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 465. IN NVZ466...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 466.

* TIMING...SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WIND...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE LATE MORNING AND PERSIST
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN SAN
  BERNARDINO COUNTY...THE OWENS VALLEY...AND SPRING MOUNTAINS MAY
  EXCEED 50 MPH.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITY...8 TO 14 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


WEATHER.GOV/LASVEGAS


Air Quality Alert


AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC027-030400-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
955 AM MST FRI SEP 30 2016

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR YUMA COUNTY SUNDAY...

AN AIRBORNE COARSE PARTICLE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED
FOR YUMA COUNTY FOR SUNDAY.

AN EPISODE OF STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS IS FORECAST TO GENERATE
WIDESPREAD BLOWING DUST THAT MAY RESULT IN LOCAL COARSE PARTICLE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

COARSE PARTICULATE MATTER - ALSO KNOWN AS PM-10 - IS AN AIR
CONTAMINANT THAT CAN AGGRAVATE HEART AND LUNG DISEASE CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY IN OLDER ADULTS...CHILDREN...AND THOSE WITH ASTHMA. A
DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

CONSOLIDATE YOUR TRAVEL...STABILIZE LOOSE SOILS...SLOW DOWN OR AVOID
TRAVEL ON DIRT ROADS...REDUCE OR ELIMINATE FIREPLACE USE...AND AVOID
USING GAS-POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
457 AM MST FRI SEP 30 2016

AZZ004>007-009>017-039-040-302000-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-
CHINLE VALLEY-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
BLACK MESA AREA-NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
457 AM MST FRI SEP 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ARIZONA...NORTHEAST ARIZONA AND WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID MORNING...MAINLY ALONG
AND NORTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO BRING STRONG WINDS TO
MUCH OF NORTHERN ARIZONA ON MONDAY...WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH
POSSIBLE. BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...THE FIRST HARD FREEZE OF THE
SEASON COULD AFFECT AREAS ABOVE 6000 FEET ELEVATION ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY MORNINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
549 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-011200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
549 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS ALONG WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIST ACROSS SOUTHEAST
UTAH...AND ALSO OVER NORTHWEST UTAH TODAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
IS ONCE AGAIN POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST PORTION OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

BREEZY AND WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE COLD AND
ENERGETIC PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE OVER THE GREAT
BASIN EARLY NEXT WEEK. AHEAD OF THE STORM STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH
WINDS WILL EXIST ACROSS WESTERN AND SOUTHERN UTAH SUNDAY.

THE COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE PACIFIC STORM WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY. TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY WILL DROP
15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW SUNDAYS HIGHS...WITH WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED ACROSS MAINLY THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK THROUGH TUESDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO
NEAR 6500 FEET WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE ABOVE ABOUT
7000 FEET IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

A STILL MOIST NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT BEHIND THE EXIT PACIFIC STORM
COULD BRING LIGHT PRECIP BACK TO THE FAR NORTH MIDWEEK.
TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY CLIMB...THOUGH READINGS WILL
REMAIN AT OR BELOW EARLY OCTOBER NORMALS WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
430 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-011030-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
430 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH EAST-CENTRAL UTAH AND
WEST-CENTRAL COLORADO FAVORED FOR HEAVY RAIN. THE STRONGEST CELLS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO FUEL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY...BUT MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...DRIER AND BREEZY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTH SUNDAY. STORM COVERAGE INCREASES
MONDAY WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION
POSSIBLE FOR ALL BUT FAR SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO AS
A PACIFIC STORM DRIVES A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT.
IMPACTFUL EARLY SEASON SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO MOUNTAIN
BASES.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...DRY BUT UNSEASONABLY COOL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY OBSERVED
FLOODING TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

$$

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