RED FLAG *WARNING* - Includes Park County

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RED FLAG *WARNING* - Includes Park County

Post by ParkBull » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:55 pm

...RED FLAG *WARNING* REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS, HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS, AND NORTHERN FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS. FIRE WEATHER ZONES 211-218...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 211, 212, 213, 214, 215,
216, 217 and 218.

* Timing...12 PM through 8 PM Friday.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

* Impacts...Rapid growth of existing fires and new fire starts
will be possible due to the gusty winds and very low humidity.

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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