Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
349 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...Fire Danger will increase on Tuesday in the Foothills and
across the adjacent Plains of northeast Colorado...


COZ215-216-238>251-201900-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.A.0002.170221T1900Z-170222T0200Z/
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-
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield 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-
349 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
FOOTHILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO...

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

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 215...216...238...239...
  240...241...242...243...244...245...246...247...248...249...
  250 and 251.

* Timing...Fire Danger will increase by noon on Tuesday and
  continue into early Tuesday Evening.

* Winds...Plains. West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
          Foothills. West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts...If a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
  rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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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