Red Flag Warning
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
342 PM MDT SUN SEP 18 2016

COZ211-213-215-238-242-248-190100-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160919T0100Z/
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-
342 PM MDT SUN SEP 18 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MIDDLE PARK IN GRAND
COUNTY AND ON THE PLAINS IN LOGAN COUNTY...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 211...213...215...238...
  242 AND 248.

* TIMING...11 AM TO 7 PM.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...DUE TO DRY CONDITIONS AND INCREASING WINDS...
  EVERYONE SHOULD BE VERY CAREFUL WITH ANYTHING CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING A SPARK. LARGE FIRES COULD RESULT FROM CARELESSNESS
  OR INATTENTION AND SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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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