Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - All of Park County

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Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - All of Park County

Post by ParkBull » Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:38 pm

... Red flag warning now in effect from 10 am to 10 PM MDT Sunday
for wind and low relative humidity for the High Mountain valleys
including North Park... Middle Park and South Park... the southern
foothills... the Palmer Divide and Lincoln County... fire weather
zones 211... 213... 214... 216... 241... 246 and 247...

* affected area... fire weather zones 211... 213... 214... 216...
241... 246 and 247.

* Timing... from 10 am MDT until 10 PM MDT.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... poor relative humidity recoveries early
Sunday morning will be followed by readings as low as 9
percent by noon.

* Impacts... warm temperatures, low humidities and gusty winds
will cause vegetation to dry out and make dangerous fire
behavior possible. Rapid growth and spread of fires can be
anticipated under these conditions. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged, check with local authorities on any burn
bans in effect.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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Re: Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - All of Park County

Post by ParkBull » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:01 am

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
10 PM MDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the
High Mountain valleys including North Park... Middle Park and
South Park... the southern foothills... the Palmer Divide and
Lincoln County... fire weather zones 211... 213... 214... 216... 241...
246 and 247...

* affected area... fire weather zones 211... 213... 214... 216...
241... 246 and 247.

* Timing... from 10 am MDT until 10 PM MDT.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 5 percent.

* Impacts... warm temperatures, low humidities and gusty winds
will cause vegetation to dry out and make dangerous fire
behavior possible. Rapid growth and spread of fires can be
anticipated under these conditions. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged, check with local authorities on any burn
bans in effect.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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