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Colorado, Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 11:25 AM MST on February 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for the Front Range foothills
below 7500 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zones 215 and 216.

* Timing... fire danger will remain high through 6 PM this evening
with a gradual improvement thereafter.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts... if a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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 very warm temperatures
will contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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