Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - S, Central,, N & W Park County

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Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - S, Central,, N & W Park County

Post by ParkBull » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:46 am

... Red flag warning now in effect from 11 am this morning to
midnight MDT tonight for wind and low relative humidity for the
northern Front Range foothills and nearby plains, the Park Range,
and the High Mountain valleys of north central Colorado...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening for wind and low relative humidity...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from
Friday morning through Friday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 211... 213 and 214.

* Timing... 11 am MDT to 9 PM MDT Thursday

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 8 percent.

* Impacts... rapid fire growth and spread will be possible under
these hot, dry and breezy conditions.

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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

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Re: Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - S, Central,, N & W Park County

Post by ParkBull » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:13 am

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 200,
201, 202, 203, 205, 207, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 485, 486,
487, 490 and 491...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area, fire weather zone 201 Routt forecast area,
fire weather zone 202 White River forecast area, fire weather
zone 203 lower Colorado River, fire weather zone 205 Colorado
River headwaters, fire weather zone 207 southwest Colorado
lower forecast area, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley
forecast area, 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. In Utah, fire weather zone 485 eastern Ashley
National Forest, fire weather zone 486 eastern Uinta Basin,
fire weather zone 487 Book Cliffs, fire weather zone 490
Colorado River Basin and fire weather zone 491 southeast Utah.

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

* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these conditions.

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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