Significant State Activity 


Algal Bloom (Uintah & Utah Counties) –  Warning Advisory for the Zelph Calder Reservoir in Uintah County. On June 24, the Utah County Health Department issued a Warning Advisory for Provo Bay at Utah Lake. Click here for details.

Large Crowd Events (Salt Lake County, Utah County & Wasatch County) Salt Lake County Emergency Coordination Center has changed its activation level to “Enhanced Watch” for 4th of July activities throughout the valley. Utah County is supporting Stadium of Fire at the Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo on July 4th. Wasatch County is planning for the Earth First! event near the Soapstone Basin in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest from July 3-10. Large crowds anticipated at these events.

Executive Order – The Governor has signed the Executive Order for Wildland Fire Management for the month of July. Click here for details.

Weather –  The National Weather Service has issued:

  • A Red Flag Warning is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Thursday for portions of Grand County in Eastern Utah on the fourth of July, for wind, low relative humidity and dry fuels below 5000 feet.
  • A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for the western two thirds of Utah. Thursday through Tuesday a weather disturbance moving east across the northern Great Basin Thursday night through early Friday will generate scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across northern Utah. These showers and storms could impact Fourth of July celebrations across northern Utah with gusty winds and lightning Thursday evening. Southern Utah will remain breezy and warm through the Fourth of July holiday. Dry and mild conditions are expected for Friday. The next upper level trough will settle in along the west coast this weekend. This trough will remain to the west of Utah through early next week. Warm and breezy conditions are expected with a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms returning for Sunday through early next week.



Always check your National Weather Service– SLC