SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service has issues a “Fire Weather Watch” for early next week for parts of Washington, Iron, and Beaver counties. The watch goes into effect Monday at 12 p.m. and carries through Tuesday at 10 p.m.
Parts of Washington, Iron and Beaver counties (see image)
Southerly winds at 15-25 mph with local gusts over 30 mph will occur each afternoon but will relax Monday night through Tuesday morning.
Lowering to below 15 percent each afternoon and early evening.
Combination of low relative humidity and gusty winds will create hazardous fire weather conditions.
Precautionary, preparedness actions
A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential for critical fire weather conditions. Continue to monitor for the latest forecasts and for possible red flag warnings.
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