Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

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Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:15 pm

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT
Friday for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for fire
weather zones 205, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 295 above 8500 feet...
... Red flag warning will expire at 9 PM MDT this evening for fire
weather zones 205, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 295 above 8500 feet...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 205 Colorado
River headwaters, fire weather zone 291 northern San Juan
forecast area, fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast area,
fire weather zone 293 Gunnison basin forecast area, fire
weather zone 294 southwest Colorado upper west forecast area
and fire weather zone 295 southwest Colorado upper east
forecast area above 8500 feet.

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

* Relative humidity... 12 to 24 percent.

* Impacts... new fire starts are possible from scattered dry
thunderstorms. New fire starts and existing fires may be
difficult or impossible to control due to fast rates of spread.
Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

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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