Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
148 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

COZ200-270400-
/O.UPG.KGJT.FW.A.0009.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0017.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-150727T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-
148 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 200...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
200...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT MONDAY. A RED FLAG
WARNING ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...HIGH HAINES AND DRY FUELS. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200 LITTLE
  SNAKE FORECAST AREA.

* AFTERNOON WIND...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH UNTIL 8
  PM THIS EVENING. SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
  MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO
  CONTROL.

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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

COZ201>203-270400-
/O.UPG.KGJT.FW.A.0009.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0017.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
ROUTT FORECAST AREA-WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-
148 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT MONDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
201...202 AND 203...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT MONDAY. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 201 ROUTT
  FORECAST AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 202 WHITE RIVER FORECAST
  AREA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER COLORADO RIVER.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO
  CONTROL.

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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT (ALL LOWER CASE)



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