Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
241 PM MDT Mon Mar 20 2017

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN AND NEAR THE
FOOTHILLS TODAY...

COZ215-216-239-210100-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170321T0100Z/
Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
241 PM MDT Mon Mar 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS
AND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES...FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 235...236...AND 239...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 215...216 and 239.

* Timing...Gusty winds and low humidities will continue into the
  evening.

* Winds...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Relative Humidity...will be in the teens.

* Impacts...Fires will start easily and may 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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