Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 9:02 PM MDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT
Saturday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone
205 below 7500 feet...
... Red flag warning will expire at 9 PM MDT this evening for wind
and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 205 below
7500 feet...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 205 Colorado
River headwaters below 7500 feet.

* Winds... southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... 12 to 17 percent.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these 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.