Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
341 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions across northern plains possible
Monday late morning into the afternoon...

.Unseasonably warm and dry conditions Monday will combine with
strong westerly winds of 25 to 40 mph to create possible critical
fire weather conditions. Cured grasses will likely be able to
carry fire quickly if started.

COZ238-242-248>251-191845-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.A.0023.171120T1800Z-171121T0000Z/
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Northeast Weld County-Logan County-Washington County-
Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
341 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE FAR
NORTHERN AND NORTHEASTERN PLAINS...INCLUDING NORTHERN LARIMER AND
WELD COUNTIES, LOGAN, SEDGWICK, PHILLIPS AND WASHINGTON
COUNTIES...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Fire Weather
Watch FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, which is in effect from
Monday morning through Monday afternoon.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 238...242...248...249...
  250 and 251.

* Timing...Strong westerly winds will spread west to east after 10
  AM Monday, diminishing by 5 PM.

* Winds...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.

* Impacts...Weather conditions will be favorable for rapid fire
  growth if started.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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