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Colorado, North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:16 PM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 27, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect until 6 PM MST this evening for
wind and low relative humidity for northern Lincoln and
eastern Elbert counties.

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
until 6 PM MST this evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 246.

* Timing... from 12 noon MST to 6 PM MST Monday afternoon.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

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

* Impacts... dry grasses and small brush may ignite easily and
spread rapidly with the warm, dry and gusty 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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