August 8, 2018


Weather – The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for eastern Utah. Hot and dry conditions with areas of smoke will continue today and tonight.

Harmful Algal Bloom  –  The Tri-County Health Department has issued a warning for Matt Warner Reservoir near Vernal based on toxin test results and bloom conditions. Algal Bloom warnings remain in effect for Scofield Reservoir and parts of Utah Lake. Click here for more information. A warning advisory means:

  • Do not swim or water ski
  • Do not ingest water
  • Keep pets and livestock away
  • Clean fish well and discard guts
  • Avoid areas of scum when boating

Active Fires – For a map of all active fires statewide, click here.

Drought Declarations and Conditions – Box Elder County, Wayne County, Grand County, Emery County, Carbon County, and San Juan County have active emergency drought declarations. Click here for current drought conditions across the State. Visit the Department of Natural Resources website for current reservoir levels and click each graph to enlarge.

Air Quality  The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has issued Air Quality Action Days for Brigham City, Ogden, Logan, Provo, Salt Lake City, Tooele, and Vernal.

Fire Restrictions –  Fire restrictions are in place across the State. Click here for active fire restrictions.

Always check your National Weather Service– SLC