Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
438 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...Red Flag Warning for the Southern Foothills, Palmer Divide and
northeast Plains, including Denver this afternoon...

Conditions will be very warm and dry through most of the this
afternoon, with gusty southerly winds expected. Colder
temperatures coupled with rain and snow will sweep across across
much of the region tonight and Friday.

COZ242-244-248-250-251-231845-
/O.EXA.KBOU.FW.W.0018.170323T1800Z-170324T0000Z/
Northeast Weld County-Morgan County-Logan County-Sedgwick County-
Phillips County-
438 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR northeast Weld,
Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick and Phillips Counties...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag
Warning FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...which is in effect
from noon today to 6 PM MDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 242...244...248...250 and
  251.

* Timing...Gusty southerly winds will develop by midday and
  continue through this afternoon with the relative humidities
  dropping to around 10 percent.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid ignition of
  dry vegetation, fire growth and spread. Any outdoor burning is
  strongly discouraged, and in some areas, illegal. Check with
  local law enforcement.

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.

&&

$$

COZ216-239>241-245>247-249-231845-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.W.0018.170323T1800Z-170324T0000Z/
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-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
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-
Washington County-
438 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE PALMER
DIVIDE AND ADJACENT PLAINS INCLUDING DENVER AND AREAS EAST AND
SOUTHEAST...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 216...239...240...241...
  245...246...247 and 249.

* Timing...Gusty southerly winds will develop by midday and
  continue through this afternoon with the relative humidities
  dropping to around 10 percent.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 8 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid ignition of
  dry vegetation, fire growth and spread. Any outdoor burning is
  strongly discouraged, and in some areas, illegal. Check with
  local law enforcement.

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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