Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
418 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COLORADO
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202 IN NORTHWEST COLORADO...

.A trough moving west to east through the area tomorrow will
cause west winds to increase. Relative humidities may become
critically low by late morning and with a high Haines index, above
normal temperatures, and stronger winds, critical fire weather
conditions are likely. Wildfires could start easily and grow
rapidly becoming difficult to control.

COZ200-202-270000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0011.170627T1700Z-170628T0100Z/
Little Snake Forecast Area-White River Forecast Area-
418 AM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202 IN NORTHWEST COLORADO...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 200 Little
  Snake Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 202 White River
  Forecast Area.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 to 16 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts may lead to quickly spreading fires which
  could be difficult or impossible to control.

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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