Red Flag Warning
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
548 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...STRONG WINDS WILL INCREASE THE FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF
NORTHEAST COLORADO ON TUESDAY...

.STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP AS A STORM SYSTEM EXITS NORTHEAST
COLORADO TUESDAY MORNING. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
THE DAY. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE TEENS AND DRY FUELS WILL
LIKELY FURTHER EXACERBATE THE FIRE DANGER.

COZ238-241>251-232000-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.A.0001.150324T1500Z-150325T0200Z/
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-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-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
548 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
MOST OF NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 238...241...242...243...
  244...245...246...247...248...249...250 AND 251.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO EARLY TUESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...NEW AND EXISTING FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE RAPID FIRE
  GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$

COZ215-232000-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.A.0001.150324T1200Z-150325T0000Z/
LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
548 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE NORTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS OF LARIMER AND BOULDER
COUNTIES BELOW 8 THOUSAND FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 215.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...NEW AND EXISTING FIRES MAY EXPERIENCE RAPID FIRE
  GROWTH.

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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