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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:29 PM MDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 21, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until midnight MDT tonight
for low relative humidity and gusty winds for fire weather zones
259 through 264... and 297 through 299...

* affected area... fire weather zones 259... 260... 261... 262...
263... 264... 297... 298 and 299.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph becoming
northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph during the
evening and overnight hours.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent late this afternoon and
early evening.

* Temperatures... 70s and lower 80s this afternoon, dropping into
the 60s during the evening.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidity will produce critical fire weather 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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