Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

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Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:48 am

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:31 AM MST Mar. 5, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
6 PM MST this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the
I-25 corridor into the Palmer Divide...

* affected area... fire weather zones 239... 240... 241 and 247.

* Timing... late this morning through this afternoon.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for new fire starts and
rapid growth of fires. Outdoor burning is prohibited.

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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