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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
zones 202, 203, 290, 293 and 294...
... Red flag warning will expire at 9 PM MDT this evening for wind
and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 202, 203, 290,
293 and 294...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 202 White River
forecast area, fire weather zone 203 lower Colorado River,
fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley forecast area, fire
weather zone 293 Gunnison basin forecast area and fire weather
zone 294 southwest Colorado upper west forecast area.

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

* Relative humidity... 8 to 13 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.






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