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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:01 PM MDT on June 28, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT
Thursday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 200, 202, 203, 207, 290, 292, 294, 486, 487, 490 and 491...
... Red flag warning will expire at 8 PM MDT this evening for wind
and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 200, 202, 203,
207, 290, 292, 294, 486, 487, 490 and 491...

* affected areas... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area, fire weather zone 201 Routt forecast area,
   fire weather zone 202 White River forecast area, fire weather
zone 203 lower Colorado River, fire weather zone 205 Colorado
River headwaters, fire weather zone 207 southwest Colorado
lower forecast area, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley
forecast area, fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast area
and fire weather zone 294 southwest Colorado upper west
forecast area. In Utah, fire weather zone 486 eastern Uinta
Basin, fire weather zone 487 Book Cliffs, fire weather zone
490 Colorado River Basin and fire weather zone 491 southeast
Utah.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 4 to 9 percent.

* Impacts... fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult or impossible to control.

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.






248 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

... Red flag warning now in effect until 10 PM MDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 482... 484...
488... 489 and 494...

* affected area... fire weather zone 482 western Uintah basin...
fire weather zone 484 tavaputs plateau... fire weather zone 488
Manti National Forest... fire weather zone 489 San Rafael Swell
and fire weather zone 494 Henry Mountains.

* Winds... west to southwest winds the rest of today 15 to 25 mph
with gusts up to 35 mph. Northwest winds on Thursday afternoon
and evening 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... afternoon minimums as low as 5-10 percent
both today and Thursday.

* Impacts... gusty winds and low humidities will combine to cause
critical fire weather conditions today and again Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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