Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
458 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...WINDY WITH LOW HUMIDITIES ON THE PLAINS AGAIN TODAY...


.There will be one more day of warm, dry, and windy weather for
the eastern plains of Colorado today. The fire danger will be very
high in areas south of Interstate 76 in the afternoon.

COZ241-244>247-249-222200-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0026.170922T1700Z-170923T0100Z/
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Morgan County-Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Washington County-
458 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE PALMER
DIVIDE AND PARTS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect
from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM MDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 241...244...245...246...
  247 and 249.

* Timing...Strong south winds will develop late this morning, then
  decrease around sunset.

* Winds...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts...Fires will start more easily and spread rapidly under
  Red Flag 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.

&&

$$

Gimmestad



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